Ryan played 6 UEFA cup games and received 5 U23 SA Olympic qualifier caps and scored 2 goals.
In 2003 Ryan moved to FC Inter in Finnish Premier league and 8 months into his 3 year contract got bought by FC Denizlispor in Turkish premier league. He returned back to FC Inter after 2 year lay off from the game because of a knee injury, then signed for ENP in Cyprus premier league.
Ryan returned to South Africa and signed for Thanda Royal before the World Cup. After 8 months he signed a 2 year contract with Moroka Swallows. In his first season he won goal of the season in the PSL.
He has also been in Heat hot 100 list last 3 years, Cosmopolitan calender 2008, Cosmopolitan hot 100 in 2008, GQ top 10 best dressed men 2008 and Flash top 5 hottest footballers.