Eric Djemba-Djemba Opens Up On how his golden footballing career was ruined
Former Cameroon international Eric Daniel Djemba-Djemba has thrown light on his carrier citing his own carelessness and stupidity which put him in the shadows saying that bad friends added to this his misfortunes, “I was buying cars I didn’t need. I lived a false life just to be respected. I was surrounded by the wrong people.” Eric Daniel Djemba-Djemba said.
The former Manchester United man told the world that money brings you fake friends and how he was flying high but his fall was so low “I wish I could turn back time. I had a great chance at Man United but I blew it. Sadly that train is gone. ” He added.
Djemba-Djemba arrived Manchester United from Nantes in France where he rose to prominence but was almost an unknown quantity with united fans and failed to stamp his authority on that midfield with then manager Sir Alex Ferguson bringing him as a possible replacement to Roy Keen who was on his way out in 2003.
He later was sold to Aston Villa in 2005 before having spells at Burnley, Qatar sc, St Mirren between 2007 and 2016 where he ended his club career with FC Vallorbe-Ballaigues.
The midfielder had 34 appearances for Cameroon winning the 2002 African Cup Of Nations adding to the FA cup success in 2003 and the community shield that same year.
Djemba-Djemba was born in Douala, Cameroon.
He was declared bankrupt following his move from Manchester United to Aston Villa in 2007.