Emmanuel Adebayor

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Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl adəbɛjɔʁ]; born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker. He previously played for English clubs Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, as well as French side Metz, Monégasque team Monaco, Spanish team Real Madrid, Turkish clubs İstanbul Başakşehir and Kayserispor, and Paraguay's Olimpia Asunción. He was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2008 while playing at Arsenal, and during his latter career, he became the most iconic signing in Paraguayan football and the highest paid player in the country's history when he joined Olimpia Asunción in 2020.Adebayor represented the Togo national team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, the country's debut, and to date only, appearance at the World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emmanuel Adebayor has received more than 4,270,454 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Emmanuel Adebayor is the 878th most popular soccer player (up from 1,161st in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Togo (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Togolese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 878 out of 16,923Before him are Waldo Machado, Faas Wilkes, Ernst Ocwirk, Patrick M'Boma, Kevin-Prince Boateng, and John Hansen. After him are Sjaak Swart, Teruki Miyamoto, Ferruccio Valcareggi, Tadao Onishi, Miguel Reina, and Bill Foulkes.

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Among people born in 1984, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 20Before him are Thiago Silva, Javier Mascherano, Basshunter, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Beren Saat, and Giorgio Chiellini. After him are Robert Kubica, Olivia Wilde, Santi Cazorla, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Burak Özçivit.

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Among people born in Togo, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 5 out of 30Before him are Gnassingbé Eyadéma (1935), Sylvanus Olympio (1902), Edem Kodjo (1938), and Nicéphore Soglo (1934). After him are Nicolas Grunitzky (1913), Faure Gnassingbé (1966), Komi Sélom Klassou (1960), Mohamed Kader (1979), Massamasso Tchangai (1978), Kossi Agassa (1978), and Jean-Paul Abalo (1975).

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Among soccer players born in Togo, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 1After him are Mohamed Kader (1979), Massamasso Tchangai (1978), Kossi Agassa (1978), Jean-Paul Abalo (1975), Moustapha Salifou (1983), Daré Nibombé (1980), Djené Dakonam (1991), Yao Aziawonou (1979), Peniel Mlapa (1991), Adékambi Olufadé (1980), and Chérif Touré Mamam (1978).

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