The Black Stars, who top their group will meet Sudan in a doubleheader AFCON qualification with the first leg in the Ghanaian town of Cape Coast and the return encounter in Khartoum, Sudan.
"What my family wanted was to see me happy. There are things that are not known, but at Barcelona they send you away to train separately... My wife was the one who saw that I was down and let me take the opportunity. When Atletico came looking for me, I didn't hesitate for a moment."
An emotional Ji, who burst into tears after the thrilling win, said she was aware of refreshing the league's all-time scoring record.
The 28-year-old, who endured a difficult 18 months at Barcelona before being farmed out to the Bundesliga club in July 2019, has rediscovered his confidence since returning to the Camp Nou last month, shining in a central attacking midfield role behind Lionel Messi.
"Seeing his dominance for so long, I don't think anyone - and especially me - thought I'd be anywhere near Michael's records. It's an incredible honour."
As many expected, the Djokovic-Nadal rivalry will present its 56th head-to-head clash in this year's Roland Garros showdown on the Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.
"You have to be self-disciplined and work hard. Nobody can succeed through an easy path," Ji said.
First reports speak of the current Formula 2 driver getting offered a seat in Formula 1 for next year's racing series. Rumors talk of Alfa Romeo signing the young German aside from Kimi Raikkonen.
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Slovakia defeated Ireland 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw on Thursday at the Tehelne Pole Arena in Bratislava, and are now just one game away from the Euro 2020 finals.
El Shaarawy bagged his brace in the 45th minute with a header after Moldova's defender Veaceslav Posmac's error.
"Our defense slumped in the third quarter, and gave opponents many open shots from 3-point land," Hebei coach Ma Tao rued.