TOGO: Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor is Togo’s most famous soccer player, having played in the English Premier League and across Europe. He’s a player who seems to evoke both love and hate among football fans – take a look at this absolutely incredible goal and taunting victory lap against his old team:

Here’s some further interview and background on Adebayor, with some colour on the drama that has followed him through his career, including surviving the attack on the Togolese national team in Angola in 2010:

Togo, being a dedicated football country, is also progressively working on its upcoming youth players:

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