Emmanuel Adebayor Net Worth
Emmanuel Adebayor net worth and salary: Emmanuel Adebayor is a Togolese professional soccer player who has a net worth of $25 million dollars. Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor was born in Lome, Togo in February 1984. He spent his youth playing for OC Agaza and Metz. In 2001 he was called up to the Metz senior team. From 2003 to 2006 he played for Monaco. During that time he helped Monaco reach the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final. In 2006 he signed with Arsenal for $3 million pounds. He was nicknamed "Baby Kanu" after his resemblance to player Nwankwo Kanu. Adebayor signed a five-year contract for $25 million pounds with Manchester City in 2009. He was loaned out to Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur during that time. He signed permanently with Hotspur in 2012 for $5 million pounds. He is a forward and was named the African Footballer of the Year in 2008. He has also played internationally for Togo since 2000. He played for Togo in their only appearance at the World Cup in 2006. In 2010 the team's bus came under gunfire when they were headed to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations. He is Togo's all time goal scorer with 27. He is married and has a daughter. Adebayor was the Togo Footballer of the Year from 2005 to 2008.