Desailly: Playing for Ghana was not an option for France legend

Former France captain of Ghanaian descent Marcel Desailly has revealed playing for Ghana was not an option when he pledged his allegiance to Les Blues.

Born to Ghanaian parents in Accra, the former Chelsea star moved to France as a child, going on to feature for the country at international level.

He made his senior debut in 1993 and progressed to win the 1998 World Cup, 2000 Uefa European Championship and the 2001 and 2003 Fifa Confederation Cup tournaments with his adopted country. read more