And is was whilst at City he scored against his former employers then ran the length of the field to slide on his knees in front of the away supporters to much controversy.
"What happened two years ago was an accident and I do apologise to all the fans of Arsenal," he said.
"Sometime the emotions, we cannot control them, we are all human beings.
"I regret what I have done and I say sorry to everyone but at the end of the day sorry doesn't change anything. For me, it's over."
Adebayor has scored three goals in his first three games for Tottenham and claims he will score against former club again this weekend.
"I'm looking forward to playing against Arsenal again on Sunday," he said.
"But believe me, if I have a chance to score - trust me, I will score - but as for the celebration, never in my life will I do something like that again.
"It will be a funny game, it'll be fantastic. I have a chance to play against Arsenal again, the club that gave me the chance to be where I am today. I have a huge respect for the club."