[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post]Galatasaray’s Emmanuel Eboueconducts the most hilarious interview all season just days before Wednesday’s critical encounter with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu in Spain in the first leg their Champions League quarterfinal.
Galatasaray’s been given the longest odds of the eight remaining teams to raise the UCL trophy, at 80/1. Several of its players have been on bigger stages than Wednesday’s quarterfinal, with Didier Drogba, Wesley Sneijder, Felipe Melo and the 29-year-old Eboue, among them.
Eboue, the Gala right back, played over 200 games for Arsenal, starting the 2006 Champions League final loss to Barcelona, and both legs knocking out Madrid in the round of 16.
Eboue’s interview with Galatasaray TV after Saturday’s 2-0 win over Istanbul BBSK did include the word Madrid, although the Ivorian’s hi-jinks all but guarantee words are the last thing you’ll be remembering about this poor reporter’s classic interview ...