Benoît Pierre David Assou-Ekotto is a football player who plays as a defender for Tottenham Hotspur. He is popular for his forthright social commentary. His brother Mathieu Assou-Ekotto is the fellow professional football player. Assou started playing football at the age of ten joined with Lens where he improved himself and played 66 matches in Ligue 1 for Lens. After having outstanding performances for Lens he moved to the club Tottenham Hotspur for an undisclosed fee in the year 2006. However, during a knee injury he lost his first team of his place and played just two games around the entire season 2007-08. Thereafter at the start of the season 2008-09 Tottenham made their amiss ever start to a campaign since 1912 , loss six of their opening eight games along with Benoît was rewarded for his impressive form with a four year contract extension. Furthermore he made his debut for Cameroon against Guinea as well as he also played the in Cameroon's 1–0 surprise World Cup qualifying in March 2009.
“Embarrassing” – How Twitter reacted to Ex-Spurs defender Assou-Ekotto’s headbutt on his Cameroon team-mate
Benoit Assou-Ekotto was involved in an embarrassing incident during Cameroon’s horrific defeat against Croatia in the World Cup, which they lost 4-0 to all but end their campaign in Brazil. Cameroon were reduced to ten men in the clash against the European giants and with the score at 1-0, it proved an up-hill task for [...]The post
Analysing the Transfer Gossip – 12th July: Part One
As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic? Manchester City are close to beating off competition from Chelsea […]
Analysing the Transfer Gossip: 8th June – Part Two
As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic? There is a huge bundle of transfer gossip today so […]
For this series of Premier League Years XIs I will be putting together Fantasy XIs for each club. The simple rule is that the players will be judged only on their performances for their club during the Premier League years so if their best football came before the competition they will not be considered. Tottenham [...]
Footballers’ cars: The extravagance of the world's best players
Footballers are well known for spending their cash on cars. Ever wondered what type of supercar Cristiano Ronaldo drives? What Premier League footballer drives a Smart car? This infographic from our friends at MoneySupermarket.com answers these questions and so much more!