Sulley Muntari

Suleyman Ali "Sulley" Muntari (born 27 August 1984) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a central midfielder.

Sulley Muntari
Muntari with Ghana in 2008
Personal information
Full name Suleyman Ali Muntari[1]
Date of birth (1984-08-27) 27 August 1984 (age 37)[2]
Place of birth Konongo, Ashanti, Ghana
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)[3]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
2000–2001 Liberty Professionals
2001–2002 Udinese
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2007 Udinese 125 (8)
2007–2008 Portsmouth 29 (4)
2008–2012 Internazionale 66 (7)
2011Sunderland (loan) 9 (1)
2012Milan (loan) 13 (3)
2012–2015 Milan 57 (8)
2015–2016 Ittihad 18 (2)
2017 Pescara 9 (1)
2018 Deportivo La Coruña 8 (0)
2019 Albacete 2 (0)
Total 336 (34)
National team
2001 Ghana U20 7 (0)
2002–2014 Ghana 84 (20)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:38, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

During his time with Internazionale, he helped the team win the Champions League in 2009–10 and the Serie A title in 2008–09 and 2009–10. He was also part of the Portsmouth team that won the FA Cup in 2007–08. After becoming a full international in 2002, Muntari earned over 80 caps for the Ghanaian national team and was selected for two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and three FIFA World Cups.

He is the elder brother of Tambov player Sulley Muniru.[4]