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“I am not poor” – Ex-Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue

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Former Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue, has spoken against the talk of him  suffering in poverty after his divorce issue.

In 2017, the Ivorian was involved in a legal battle with former wife, Aurelie.

It ended up with him giving up some of his assets.

The UK Mirror then quoted him as saying he was poor and homeless.

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However, Eboue has now come out to state he may have been misunderstood.

“When [people] say Emmanuel Eboue lost everything, it’s not nice.

“Because I had a divorce [case] and they [court] said my wife won, they gave her all my properties – my two houses, money and the cars that I had in England.

“I wasn’t worried about it because I expected that she was going to use it to take care of my children.

“When they [court] said that, I was very disappointed… To be honest, for the first time, I was very down but after that, I prayed and forgot about all of that,” the 37-year-old said according to Citi Sports.

He added: “After that [divorce case], I left and returned back to Africa. I have my own properties in Africa and so I live with that.”




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