Can you imagine the kind of joy that comes with being shown to millions across the world in a live show as the best player on the planet? Well, Black Maidens and Dreams Ladies Academy midfielder Jaqueline Owusu has vowed to work hard to win the Women football best individual award in the world in future.
The Black Maidens were quarter-finalist in the 2018 FIFA Women's World Cup held in Uruguay after being bundled out by finalist Mexico.
Owusu who was also instrumental to Coach Evans Adotey success in 2018 revealed her dream to win the world's top gong before quitting the round leather game.
"It's every player's aim to play football and win trophies to be recognized as one of the best", she told Agyenkwa FM in Kumasi.
"I am 16 years now and currently schooling at Islamic Senior High School in Kumasi (2nd-year student)"
"Education is very important in everything so I have to combine football and school together to help me as a player in the future because football alone is not life Spain job"
"Most players struggle to sign contracts and speak good English because of non-formal education and I don't want to be one"
The 16-year-old then also discussed Brazilian Women Football star, Marta Vieira da Silva and her longstanding role model saying the latter has been her inspiration also naming the world best player gong as her primary motivation every day.
"I am dreaming to win the World Best player award one day in my playing career because is a pride of every footballer"
"Brazilian superstar Marta Vieira da Silva is my role model because of her qualities as a footballer and I watch a lot of her videos"
Marta Vieira da Silva is a six-time world best player and serves as an exceptional role model for women and girls across the world. Her own life experience tells a powerful story of what can be achieved with determination, talent, and grit and Owusu wants to emulate that feat.
"I work extra hard to become a great footballer and do not depend alone on team training"
"It's my wish to play for Real Madrid female team after my Senior High School education and I believe I will get there with hard work"