Iñaki Williams: ‘Playing for Ghana allows me to get closer to my roots’

Born in Spain but now at the World Cup with Ghana, the striker agonised over his decision to play for his parents’ birthplaceThere is a light in Kweku’s eyes. “This is just incredible, crazy,” he says. “You see it from the outside and it’s amazing. You live it from the inside and it’s even more amazing. It’s like a master’s. I’m learning something new every day and about myself too. I’m internalising more. There were things I didn’t think about before and now I do.”This is not just a World Cup. For Iñaki Williams, this is transformative, life changing, a different man with a different name. Here, he’s Kweku, born on a Wednesday. And he’s beaming.

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