Ghanaian actor and owner of Dabo Football Club, Yaw Dabo, is making waves around the world after an interview he gave to Spanish TV Marca following the first leg of the Champions League semi-final between Real Madrid and Manchester City on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.
The match, which took place at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Spain, ended in a 1-1 draw. Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior scored the only goal of the first half before Kevin De Bruyne equalized for Man City in the second half.
Yaw Dabo, who is currently on a European tour, was present at the stadium and was interviewed by Marca while asking fans for their thoughts on the match. The Kumawood actor’s responses caught the interviewer’s attention, prompting them to ask for his age.
In a hilarious response, Dabo claimed he was 24 years old, despite his long-standing career as an actor on screen. The actor’s comical interview on Spanish TV has made him a trending topic among Ghanaians and football fans worldwide.
— MARCA (@marca) May 10, 2023
Yaw Dabo has gained immense popularity both in Ghana and beyond for his comic performances in Kumawood movies and for his love for football. As the owner of Dabo Football Club, the actor is passionate about promoting the sport in Ghana and nurturing young talents.
Story by Gideon Nicholas Day | univers.ug.edu.gh