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Emmanuel Adebayor

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Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (French pronunciation: [ɛmanɥɛl adəbɛjɔʁ]; born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese former professional footballer who played 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, Paraguay's Club Olimpia and Togolese club Semassi. He was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2008 while playing at Arsenal, and during his latter career, when he joined Olimpia Asunción in 2020, he became the highest paid player in Paraguay.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 5,214,810 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Emmanuel Adebayor is the 567th most popular soccer player (up from 878th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Togo (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Togolese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 567 out of 16,880Before him are Roger Hunt, Akira Matsunaga, Ali Sami Yen, Bruno Metsu, Danny Blind, and Toshio Miyaji. After him are Koji Sasaki, Ján Popluhár, Thibaut Courtois, Ubaldo Fillol, Yasuo Suzuki, and Paul Scholes.

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Among people born in 1984, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 18Before him are Alizée, Carlos Tevez, Gaspard Ulliel, Katy Perry, Thiago Silva, and Giorgio Chiellini. After him are Javier Mascherano, Beren Saat, Burak Özçivit, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Robert Kubica, and Eliud Kipchoge.

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Among people born in Togo, Emmanuel Adebayor ranks 2 out of 31Before him are Gnassingbé Eyadéma (1935). After him are Nicéphore Soglo (1934), Nicolas Grunitzky (1913), Edem Kodjo (1938), Bonfoh Abass (1948), Victoire Tomegah Dogbé (1959), Komi Sélom Klassou (1960), Mohamed Kader (1979), Massamasso Tchangai (1978), Gilbert Houngbo (1961), and Kossi Agassa (1978).

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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), Ihlas Bebou (1994), Daré Nibombé (1980), Franck Atsou (1978), Yao Aziawonou (1979), Adékambi Olufadé (1980), and Djené Dakonam (1991).

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