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Adebayor threatens to quit

Emmanuel Adebayor has threatened to quit playing for Togo if the country's football federation refuses to pay the players the money it owes them.

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Emmanuel Adebayor: Togo striker threatens to quit international football over pa

Emmanuel Adebayor: Togo striker threatens to quit international football over pa

The 28-year-old striker has revealed that he and his team-mates have not been paid the money for playing against Morocco in a friendly international in Casablanca earlier this month.

Adebayor says that, if the current situation does not improve, then players will not play for Togo anymore.

"If this does not change, then I will retire from international football and many will stop playing for our country," he said.

"In our FA everyone thinks about their own pockets," Adebayor told Togo's Radio Frequence1. "Some players have not received their money, some have received half of it.

"Players come to me to ask about their money. It is a shame. I asked the Moroccan Federation how much they paid our Togolese FA. They told me that they paid €35,000 to President Ameyi.

"The president has the money because the Moroccan FA will not lie to me. If this continues, then no one will play for others to fill their pockets."

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ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

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