Samuel Osei Kuffour (born 3 September 1976) is a Ghanaian retired professional footballer who played as a defender.
notorious for his groovy raw power, he is paramount remembered for his time with Bayern Munich, whom he represented for over a decade, successful a compute of 14 honours, and on stage in not quite 250 authoritative matches.
Kuffour appeared with the Ghanaian citizen team in the 2006 planet Cup, as perfectly as in five Africa goblet of Nations.
In 2003 Kuffour naked to the BBC, in an interview for the ‘Heart and Soul’ documentary, that he hunted to be a priest or a missionary when he retired from football. In the interview, he plus spine about the stunned retort of more or less German players as he prayed before games, as in addition addressing the buttress he standard from fellow Ghanaian Christians, markedly folks income in Munich.
In the constant interview, Kuffour too talked about the passing away of his daughter Godiva, in a drowning misfortune in January that year. He explained that his Christian assurance gave him the courage to confront the future.
On 2 October 2014 he was announced boss for Ghana-based football club Kumasi Assnte Kotoko after human being appointed by the club title-holder Otumfuor Osei Tutu II. By 15 October it had grow to be obvious that the untimely broadcast had caused a break your word on that strength of will by the Otumfuor.
On 8 February 2015, Kuffour was bald as he vowed on live TV in the Supersports studios next the Black Stars failure to accomplish the AFCON 2015 as he predicted