Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife
Turkish club, Galatasaray have offered Emmanuel Eboue a lifeline after the former Arsenal defender revealed he had contemplated suicide after a bitter divorce battle with his estranged Belgian wife Aurelie, stripped him of all of his assets.
The sad story of Eboue’s financial woes shocked millions of football fans globally, after the club-less defender admitted to being broke few years after pocketing millions of pounds at Arsenal and Galatasaray.
In a tell-all interview with Daily Mirror, the Ivorian national says he could no longer afford a lawyer and sometimes spends the night on a floor of a friend’s house, including using public transport.
According to Eboue, who got married at the age of 20, he went broke after his ex-wife won custody of their kids and control of all his assets by exploiting his poor education. He was forced to sleeping on the floor of other people’s houses and washes clothes and plates with his hands.