Former Cameroon International Football star, Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong, popular known by his jersey name as Alex Song has narrated how he lavished his football earnings while he was still playing the Arsenal FC.
According to the 32-year-old player(Alex Song), he wasted all his money on luxuries such as high-end cars, trips, and dinners while he was still playing at the Emirates Stadium.
Surgenig learnts that Song had enjoyed a space of 8 years at Arsenal Football Club before Spanish club, FC Barcelona signed him in 2012 on a £15million clause.
Song noted that he receives £15,000-per-week in Arsenal those years but that he never spends his earnings wisely.
According to him, he had struggled to save much on his account so he could be like his former teammate, Thierry Henry, who receives more than his colleagues at that time.
Song said, “I spent eight years at Arsenal, but it was not until my last four that I can say that I started earning a very good living because my salary increased considerably.”