About Emmanuel Eboué
Emmanuel Eboué is from Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
He used to be a professional footballer, and he played as a right back. The striker has played for several clubs throughout his career in the sport.
The highlight of his journey in soccer is playing for the Premier League club, Arsenal, for over seven years. He played 214 games in the club; this includes the UEFA Champions League Cup.
Other clubs that Emmanuel Eboué has played for include Beveren, Galatasaray, Sunderland, and ASEC Mimosas. The Ivorian footballer made his international debut in 2004 for Ivory Coast. By the end of 2013, Eboué had earned exactly 79 caps. He was a part of the Ivorian squad at two world cups and five Africa Cup of Nations.
He is one of the very few footballers whose biography is available in over 40 languages, and he has also received over a million views on his biography since 2007. He is also known as the world's 3,653rd famous soccer player. However, in 2019, he was the world's 2,995th renowned soccer player. He is currently the 11th most famous Ivorian Soccer Player, and his biography is the 25th most viewed in all of Côte d'Ivoire.
The first club that he played for was ASEC Mimosas, after which, in 2002, he played for Belgian's Beveren.
The footballer retired officially from the sport in October 2020. Emmanuel Eboué, after he retired from the clubs, started his soccer academy in his home country, Ivory Coast. He has been spending most of his time at Galatasaray Academy in Turkey.
Eboué has grandly contributed to the club Arsenal by helping them set a Champions League record of exactly eight straight clean sheets in the 2006 final!
Emmanuel Eboué played for ASEC Mimosas in 2001-2002. In 2002, he joined the Belgian club Beveren where he played until 2004. Later in 2004, he joined the Arsenal club as a part of the defense. He played here for over seven years and set some of the most significant records for himself and the club.
He played his first season in Arsenal in 2004. Before this, he played his last match in Beveren against Stoke City in the FA Cup. Eboué made a regular appearance in Arsenal's reserve team even though he only made one appearance in the FA Premier League. However, as a part of Arsenal's victories in the 2004-2005 FA Cup, he contributed three appearances.
The 2005-2006 season was Eboué's breakthrough period as an Arsenal footballer. After starting the season as a reserve player, he made his first goal for Arsenal when they played at Sunderland, where the club had a third-round victory on October 25, 2005. Lauren, who played at right-back, had a major injury, following which Emmanuel Eboué was asked to take his place at right-back. He first replaced Lauren at Anfield when they played against Liverpool. Unfortunately, Lauren was injured throughout the season, leaving Eboué to play at right-back for the remainder.
In the following season, from 2006 to 2007, Emmanuel Eboué was given the Arsenal Player of the Month title. He couldn't play for most of the season due to his injury. He returned after the injury for a match against West Ham United on November 5. His second goal for Arsenal was when they played against Hamburg on November 21, 2006. He faced major issues with his ankle between December 2006 and January 2007. He attempted to make a comeback against legendary clubs such as Liverpool and Manchester United, but his ankle injury did not allow him to come through.
Arsene Wenger decided to wait until he heard about Eboué's complete ankle recovery. Later, Emmanuel Eboué came off the bench in the League Cup Final, which they played against Chelsea. The match started against Blackburn Rovers when he injured his ankle. This time, he got it from the Blackburn winger Morten Pederson.
In May 2007, Eboué signed a new, long-term contract with the club Arsenal.
The following season, which took place in 2007-2008, Arsene Wenger announced that Emmanuel Eboué would be playing at the right-wing after the signing of Bacary Sagna. Emmanuel Eboué scored the next goal in Arsenal's victory match against Bolton Wanderers. They scored a total of three goals in that match.
In the season between 2008 and 2009, Eboué faced a lot of criticism from the Arsenal fans for his average performance in the club. His performance was significantly down when he played as a substitute against Wigan Athletic.
Post this; he was decidedly playing as a right-back or wing-forward. He scored the third goal in the FA Cup fifth-round match on March 8, 2009, against Burnley. On March 14, Eboué scored two goals against Blackburn Rovers, where Arsenal won by four goals.
In the following season in 2009, his next goal was against Wigan Athletic on September 19, 2009, at the Emirates Stadium. It is the same stadium where he was criticized for his performance the previous season. On March 9, 2010, Arsenal's Champions League took place at Porto, where Eboué was responsible for one of the five scores that helped Arsenal to win the match! He continued playing for the club until his contract expired. Moreover, at the end of 2010, Emmanuel Eboué signed yet another long-term contract with the club.
Eboué scored a goal in the 2011 season when Arsenal won against Blackpool at Bloomfield Road. His goal helped the Arsenal fans to have hope in the team. However, in the next match against Liverpool, Eboué received a last-minute penalty for pushing a player. This gave Arsenal a six-points disadvantage. Emmanuel Eboué made exactly 27 appearances in the 2010-2011 season and made sure to score a goal in almost every match.
In 2011, Eboué joined the club Galatasaray, where he played until 2015. The last club that he played for was Sunderland in 2016. The Ivorian footballer also trained with Ferencvaros, a Hungarian club, but he could not agree to sign a contract with them.
Emmanuel Eboué, unfortunately, discovered problems in his blood cells after a medical test. Due to this condition, he could not join the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus team called Turk Ocagi Limassol in October 2017.
When Fatih Terim, the manager of the under-14 team of club Galatasaray, found out that Eboué was facing some financial issues, he offered him a coaching job.
Emmanuel Eboué Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Emmanuel Eboué's net worth?
Emmanuel Eboué has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022.
How much does Emmanuel Eboué earn per year?
The former professional footballer reportedly has a yearly income of $2.5 million. His income mostly comes from his soccer academy in his home country.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Emmanuel Eboué?
Emmanuel Eboué stands at 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).
How old is Emmanuel Eboué?
Emmanuel Eboué was born on June 4, 1983, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
The footballer is 38 years old as of May 2022.
Childhood And Education
Emmanuel Eboué was born on June 4, 1983, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. His soccer career was kickstarted at the ASEC Mimosas Youth Academy. In 2002, he was moved to the club KSK Beveren, which is the Belgian parent club of ASEC. He spent three full seasons at Beveren. Arsenal's scouts observed his skills and accomplishments.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Emmanuel Eboué's partner?
Emmanuel Eboué was married to Aurelie Bertrand. The couple had three children together. However, in 2017, they separated, and Eboué told the Sunday Mirror about his divorce and mental health struggles.
After Aurelie Bertrand, Eboué is reportedly known to have remarried an ex-fiancée and childhood sweetheart Stephanie Boedé in 2019.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Emmanuel Eboué is a famous footballer from West Africa. He is best known for playing in the Arsenal club for over seven years, from 2004 to 2011. He made his first goal for Arsenal when they played at Sunderland.
He is also known for having his soccer academy on Ivory Coast.
He has also played for the club Galatasaray.
As per reports, Emmanuel Eboué has not made any charitable contributions yet. However, we will update you with more information soon.
What awards has Emmanuel Eboué won?
Emmanuel Eboué has won several awards in his journey as a former professional footballer. He won the CAF Africa's finest XI, an annual soccer award.
Eboué was the runner-up team in the Football League Cup for two seasons, 2006-2007 and 2010-2011. Another time he was in a runner-up team was in the 2005-2006 season of the UEFA Champions League. In 2006 and 2012, Emmanuel Eboué was on the runner-up team in the Africa Cup of Nations.
When Eboué was playing for Galatasaray, they won the Turkish Super Cup three times!
Emmanuel Eboué’s Hobbies And Interests
Eboué used to be a professional footballer. Eboué was deeply interested in the sport from his early years and decided to pursue it as a career.
Other Interesting Emmanuel Eboué Facts And Trivia
- Emmanuel Eboué was born on June 4, 1983, in Ivory Coast.
- Eboué was raised by his grandfather, Amadou Bertin.
- His brother, N'Dr Serge, died in an unfortunate motorcycle accident back in 2017.
- His zodiac sign is Gemini.
- He played in 214 competitions for Arsenal. This includes the UEFA Champions League.
- One of Emmanuel Eboué's goals was in Arsenal's victory match against Bolton Wanderers.
- When he played for Galatasaray, he appeared in 31 matches. This led him to secure his first league title ever.
- When Eboué was playing for Galatasaray, they won the Turkish Super Cup three times!
- From 2005-2011, Eboué played for Arsenal, where he was given the nickname 'the fearless'.
- At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, the footballer lost the 27 jersey number to Gervinho's (Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi) signing.
- In the 2009 season, Eboué scored a goal against Wigan Athletic on September 19 at the Emirates Stadium.
- His last match in the Belgian club Beveren was against Stoke City for the FA Cup.
- Emmanuel Eboué scored his first goal for Arsenal when they played at Sunderland.
- Eboué has contributed significantly to the club Arsenal by helping them set a Champions League record of exactly eight straight clean sheets in the 2006 final!
- Other than Arsenal, Emmanuel Eboué has played for other clubs such as Beveren, Galatasaray, Sunderland, and ASEC Mimosas. The Ivorian footballer made his international debut in 2004 for Ivory Coast.
- He is one of the very few footballers whose biography is available in over 40 languages, and he has also received over a million views on his biography since 2007.
- He is also known as the world's 3,653rd famous soccer player. However, in 2019, he was the world's 2,995th renowned soccer player.
- The footballer retired officially from the sport in October 2020. Emmanuel Eboué, after he retired from the clubs, started his soccer academy in his home country, Ivory Coast.
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