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Emmanuel Adebayor


ABOUT
ABOUT

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor known as Emmanuel Adebayor, is a Togolese footballer who plays as a striker for Tottenham Hotspur and the Togo national team. He used to play for Monaco and have helped them reach the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final with two goals in 10 games. On 13 January 2006, Arsenal signed Adebayor for a reported £3m. 4 February 2006, Adebayor made his Arsenal debut in a Premiership match at Birmingham City and scored after 21 minutes, with Arsenal winning 2–0. Adebayor scored Arsenal's winning goal against Manchester United to give Arsenal a 1–0 win at Old Trafford, their first league win of the 2006–07 season. On 8 November 2006, Adebayor scored the only goal of the match to send Arsenal into the quarterfinals of the League Cup against Everton. Adebayor then scored his first hat-trick for Arsenal in a 5–0 home win against Derby County on 22 September. Three days later he scored the hundredth goal at the Emirates during the side's 3–0 FA Cup victory over Newcastle United. Although Arsenal finished the season empty handed, he was named in the PFA Team of the Year. Adebayor's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur won Match of the Day's Goal of the Season competition for the 2007–08 season. Adebayor's second goal against Tottenham Hotspur won Match of the Day's Goal of the Season competition for the 2007–08 season. On 18 July 2009, Adebayor signed a five-year contract with Manchester City, for a transfer fee believed to be in the region of £25million. On 25 January 2011, Adebayor signed a loan deal to play for Real Madrid for the rest of the season. Adebayor scored his first hat-trick for Real Madrid on 21 May 2011, in the last round of the 2010–11 La Liga season. On 25 August 2011, Tottenham Hotspur signed Adebayor on a season-long loan. On 21 August 2012, Adebayor signed a permanent deal with Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth £5m. In January 2010, Adebayor was one of the players involved when the Togo national team's bus came under gunfire on the way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.  
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