The best Eboué ban jokes as Sunderland terminate contract after 22 days

Fifa suspend former Arsenal defender for a year over unmade payments to former agent.

These Emmanuel Eboué ban jokes include a favourable comparison to Pato
Eboué has still been compared favourably to Pato (Image: Ronnie Macdonald)

Here are the best Emmanuel Eboué ban jokes as Sunderland terminate his contract just 22 days after signing him.

Fifa suspended the former Arsenal defender from football for one year relating to unmade payments owed to his former agent, with reports indicating that the punishment could be revoked if Eboué decides to settle the debt.

Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce professed to being “massively disappointed” by the sudden turn of events, which has happened a mere 528 hours since he brought the player in.

Needless to say, there was no shortage of Eboué ban jokes as the relegation-threatened Mackems moved swiftly to cancel the contract of a player they’d only just signed:

Emmanuel Eboue…

March 9: Signs for Sunderland

March 31: Banned for a year pic.twitter.com/CG5UGECiz1

— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) March 31, 2016

Emmanuel Eboue was a Sunderland player for 528 hours. pic.twitter.com/a2Gr2Ezmrs

— MonsterBet (@Monster_Bet) March 31, 2016

NEWS IN VIEW: Sunderland signing of Emmanuel Eboue somehow even worse idea than originally thought. pic.twitter.com/Yl9UNhQLKI

— TBN Sport (@TBNSport) March 31, 2016

Eboue earned more in three weeks at Sunderland than a nurse earns in a YEAR. pic.twitter.com/UeEYOaE7O7

— Footy Jokes (@Footy_Jokes) March 31, 2016

It's possible to make an argument that Emmanuel Eboue being banned from football for a year might actually aid Sunderland against relegation

— The Football Ramble (@FootballRamble) March 31, 2016

A year of football without Emmanuel Eboue? That's not a world I want to live in. pic.twitter.com/MX8nhxh7u4

— TheFootballRepublic (@TheFootballRep) March 31, 2016

Emmanuel Eboue banned for a year having failed to pay his agent. But he has more than paid his 'good craic' dues: https://t.co/avUWih2vWG

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) March 31, 2016

Eboue has been banned from football for 1 year until he pays money owed to a former agent. Sam Allardyce right now. pic.twitter.com/GHHdGOIqi8

— TheFootballRepublic (@TheFootballRep) March 31, 2016

Emmanuel Eboue has been as effective as Pato at a fraction of the cost.

— ChelseaFansChannel (@ChelseaFansYT) March 31, 2016

Bendtner released by Wolfsburg & Eboue banned for one year.

Lmao! Who's next? Santos?

— Danny Welbeck (@WelBeast) March 31, 2016

Don't blame it on Sunderland,
Don't blame it on the FA,
Don't blame it on FIFA,
Blame it on Eboue!

— Brian Cummins (@Funkyphallus) March 31, 2016

Eboue saying goodbye to sunderland pic.twitter.com/wuAqRHec1E

— Danial Cheku (@danialcheku1) March 31, 2016

Highlights of Emmanuel Eboué's Sunderland career. pic.twitter.com/fz7FjxdOq2

— TheFootballRepublic (@TheFootballRep) March 31, 2016