Ex Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue has explained how he is currently battling to survive. The Ivorian is currently broke and sleeping on his friend’s floor in the United Kingdom. He made millions during his days at Arsenal, but squandered all he made in football.
The 34-year-old former Ivorian international has now explained how broke he currently is to the point of thinking the only option was for him to kill himself. Eboue told the Sunday Mirror how he lost a divorce battle that left his wife Aurelie with all of their assets and how he has no contact with his daughters Clara, 14, and Maeva, 12.
Now this is how it all started;
At the peak of his career, he entrusted all his finances in the hands of her beautiful white wife, Aurelie. Ten years later, they are blessed with three beautiful kids. However, the usual marital dispute and confusion set in. Probably the wife was already contemplating divorce. Eboue made it easier for her, He physically assaulted her.
Fast forward, the wife files for divorce, citing domestic abuse. Divorce is granted. Wife get full custody of all 3 kids. His wealth is divided into five. 3 goes to the 3 kids (the valuable ones).1 goes to the wife, the other goes to Eboue. The wife who has custody of the kids indirectly take charge of 4/5th of Eboue’s wealth. Eboue is now broke and back to auto reset.
On records, Emmanuel Eboue played for Arsenal for seven years before moving to Turkish side Galatasaray in 2011. He was part of the Gunners’ squad that played in the 2006 UEFA Champions League final where they lost to Spanish club Barcelona 2-1 in the final in Paris. He has represented the Ivory Coast national team 79 times scoring three goals in his international career and playing at the World Cup.