Get ready to meet one of the nation’s most dynamic players. International talent Ransford Gyan is something special.

For years, St. Benedict’s Prep has been recognized as the nation’s premiere high school soccer powerhouse. The school has produced tons of Division I talent and even a handful of professional soccer players.

But, not many are like Ransford Gyan.

A native of Ghana, Gyan has quickly established himself as arguably the country’s top high school player – and he’s only still in his junior season.

The diminutive Gyan – who stands at 5’4″ – is an elite playmaker with absurd footwork who can score at will. That skillset has earned him a hulking comparison as the “Ghanian Messi.”

JSZ’s Jay Cook profiles Ransford Gyan, the face of the No. 1 high school soccer team in the United States:

This profile story was featured on Season 2 Episode 7 of Jersey Sports Zone TV, which aired on Sunday, Oct. 16 on WLNY-TV.