Adebayor's started so well for Man City
They met in a children's home in Sunderland in 1959 when he was 7 and she was 9. After a year he was sent to another orphanage just because they were inseparable. Alan and Irene then spent the next 45 years looking for each other.
It's a delightfully romantic story and they told me all about it this morning. You can listen below.