After being subjected to intense criticism in Togo for his refusal to donate towards coronavirus relief, Emmanuel Adebayor has sparked further controversy with his remarkable response to his critics.
Adebayor, who is currently in his hometown of Lome, Togo, has come in for heavy criticism in recent times for his refusal to contribute towards the nation's fight against the COVID-19.
The 2008 African Footballer of the Year has since hit back at his critics with a staggering retort, stressing that he, and only he, would decide how to spend his money.
"For those of you who say I don't donate, let me be very clear, I don't donate. It is very simple," Adebayor said, as reported by AS.
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"I do what I want and eat what I want. Later, there will be people who will criticise me for the fact that I did not make a donation in Lome.
"Some think that it was I who introduced the virus to Lome. It is very unfortunate, but this country is like that.
"They can compare me to (Didier) Drogba, they can compare me to (Samuel) Eto'o, but unfortunately I am not them. I am Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor, and I will always do what I want."
Adebayor currently plies his trade with Olimpia in Paraguay, and had to make stops in France and Benin before being able to return to Togo, where he reportedly had to spend 15 days in quarantine.
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