Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue is dead


Late Emmanuel Eboue

The former Arsenal and Ivory Coast defender was reported dead in London. He was reported to have committed suicide in his sister’s North London home, he was rumoured to have suffered long term depression.

Eboue had received legal advice in a bid to overturn a court order that left him poor and homeless. He lost everything to his wife.

Eboue made millions of pounds at Arsenal and then more than ?1.5million a year at Turkish side Galatasaray. However, the football star said he had lost all he had to his wife Aurelie who he claimed also handled his finances, adding that “whatever she told him to sign he signed.

After their divorce, the court awarded all his fortunes to his wife in a divorce settlement and he was ordered to also give up his house in London to the ex-wife

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