Rotimi Adebayor, biological brother of Tottenham Hotspurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor, has pierced himself with a sharp knife in an attempt to end his life and is now battling for his life at the CHU Sylvanus Olympio Hospital in Lome, Togo, Ghanasportsonline.com can exclusively reveal.
Rotimi, according to family sources has pondered committing suicide after his elder brother, Sheyi Adebayor accused him of stealing 21 phones from a football academy in France, which Adebayor says he paid for.
"He has pierced himself and blood was gushing out profusely...it took the timely intervention of some people close to save him otherwise he would have been gone too", a family source told Ghanasportsonline.com.
"He has always been complaining about the shame his brother caused him, now people keep on accusing of being a thief, his own brother has ridiculed him globally and he feels he must end it all because life is not worth it but now he's in the hospital",
"The doctors are working on him and we hope he survives but it looks terrible for the family now..especially the mum".
Rotimi Adebayor, who is a younger bother to the controversial Togolese striker, was the hardly hit when the Tottenham forward posted a lengthy statement on his official page on the social network site Facebook, making a string of accusations against several members of his family.
The ypounger Adebayor was publicly ridiculed and globally shamed by his elder star footballer brother after being accused of stealing shirts signed by the late Marc-Vivien Foe and Zinedine Zidane among other things over the years.
Though Rotimi has issued an apology to his brother for the harm caused, it is believed the that apology didn't go down well with the former Real Madrid star who has refused to speak to some members of the family since his move to Lome at the end of the European season.
Rotimi is said to have pierced his tummy with a sharp knife on Wednesday afternoon in a bid to end "the international shame" he's being accused of.
The troubled Togolese forward was granted a compassionate leave by Tottenham Hotspurs to sort out his family crisis after he revealed that he has contemplated committing suicide as he continues to grapple with personal problems, and Spurs have pledged to support him.
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