Former Ivorien international, Emmanuel Eboue, who had £20 million career earnings across Europe went broke, after his ex wife won custody of their kids and ownership of all his assets.
He was homeless, after being kicked out of his house.
He had lost his brother and grandpa.
His ex wife exploited his illiteracy by giving him papers to sign, knowing he couldn’t read them.
He asked her to manage their financial affairs, and mostly went to the bank with her. Later, she instituted divorce proceedings against him. She won and Eboue became penniless. Thrown out of his apartments. He later went back to Ivory Coast to marry his former girlfriend.