Memphis Depay was excited to learn about his Ghanaian ancestry and that his grandfather knew revered King. [Watch Video]

Memphis Depay was overjoyed to find that Otumfour Osei Tutu II, a renowned ruler, was friendly with his grandfather.

A Ghanaian father and a Dutch mother gave birth to Barcelona superstar in the Dutch city of Moordrecht.

After an enjoyable vacation in Ghana, he is anticipated to join his Barcelona colleagues for pre-season at the end of the week.
Memphis Depay, a star player for Barcelona, has expressed his happiness at learning of his Ghanaian ancestry.

The 28-year-old made a post-season trip to Ghana last Wednesday and has since been getting back in touch with his origins and taking part in charitable activities.

His trip toWest Africa has been exciting. Memphis had a memorable vacation, playing football with locals on fields without grass and renovating restrooms.

Later, he paid His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, the president of Ghana, a courtesy visit.

Before traveling to Kumasi to pay respects to the respected ruler of the Asante Kingdom [Asantehene], Otumfour Osei Tutu II, the former Manchester United attacker met with Ghana’s national champions Asante Kotoko.

Memphis watched intently as Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II recounted his close relationship with the Dutch star’s late grandfather in a video that was shared on Twitter and seen by Sports Brief.


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