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'African Star Knocked On My Door With 10 Women'

With El Hadji Diouf being known for controversy during his time at Liverpool, one of his former teammates has now revealed that the two-time African Footballer of the Year was once waiting outside his door with 10 women at 2am in the morning.

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The retired striker secured himself a move to the Reds after starring for Senegal at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

However, not many have positive memories of his stint at Anfield, where he fell out with club legends Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher, among others.

His former teammate Jon Otsemobor has now recalled how Diouf once knocked on his door with about 10 women at 2am in the morning, just hours before a training session.

"Diouf was outside. 'Sem, open the door,'" the former fullback recalled in a chat with Liverpool Echo.

"When an older pro like that approaches you, you feel obliged.

"I was still a young lad and I was just disappointed thinking he took my friendship and used it. I felt at the time, when I went into the dressing room, you can't just use me like that, I'm your friend.

"If he needed a place to stay and all that, fine, but I'm not hosting parties for all different people who were flying into the country every weekend!"

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Otsemobor himself made headlines at the age of 20 when, as an innocent bystander, he was shot in the buttocks by an armed gang member during an incident in a Liverpool nightclub.

"I think, obviously, where I'm from in Speke, it's not the best area in Liverpool," he explained.

"There's always been trouble there down the years and even if accidents like that didn't happen, with the group of friends I was with, I was always going to be looked upon a bit differently.

"I didn't mind it, because I knew who I was and wherever I go, people who actually know me have not got that perception of me.

"So it wasn't so much that, but the people who didn't know me, who always thought 'he's a scally, he's this, he's that, this is why he's been released from Liverpool'."

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What do you remember most from Diouf's stay at Liverpool? Have your say in the comments section below.

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