SAMUEL ETO'O PROFILE


Samuel Eto'o Fils born 10 March 1981 is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian Serie A club Internazionale. He is also the current captain of the Cameroon national team.Eto'o trained at Kadji Sports Academy.He also holds a Spanish passport to enable him not to count among the "foreign players" in the European Union.

Eto'o scored over 100 goals in five seasons with FC Barcelona, and is also the record holder in number of appearances by an African player in La Liga. In 2010, he became the first player to win two European Continental Trebles following his back-to-back achievements with Barcelona and Internazionale. He is the second player to have ever scored in two separate UEFA Champions League finals and the fourth player, after Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa and Gerard Piqué, to have won the UEFA Champions League two years in a row with different teams. He is the most decorated African player of all time having won the African Player of the Year award a record four times in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010. He is the first ever player to win two trebles back to back.

As a member of the Cameroon national team, he was a part of the squad that won the 2000 Olympic tournament; he has participated in three World Cups and six African Nations Cups (being champion twice) and is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the African Nations Cup, with 18 goals.

Samuel Eto'o and Family

Personal life
Eto'o has two brothers: David, who plays for Kadji Sports Academy in the MTN Elite One league in Cameroon, and Étienne, who is currently on loan to Pobla de Mafumet CF from Gimnàstic de Tarragona. Eto'o married his longtime sweetheart Georgette on 6 July 2007. They have three children together: Étienne, Maelle, and Siena, who all live along with Georgette in Paris, France


Samuel Eto'o Internazionale


Samuel Eto'o National Team


Samuel Eto'o Barcelona

Personal information
Full name: Samuel Eto'o Fils
Date of birth: 10 March 1981 (1981-03-10) (age 29)
Place of birth: Nkon, Cameroon
Height: 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position: Striker

Club information
Current club: Internazionale
Number: 9
Youth career
Kadji Sports Academy

Senior career*
1997–2000 Real Madrid 3 (0)
1997–1998 → Leganés (loan) 28 (3 gol)
1999 → Espanyol (loan) 0 (0)
2000 → Mallorca (loan) 19 (6 gol)
2000–2004 Mallorca 133 (54 gol)
2004–2009 Barcelona 145 (108 gol)
2009– Internazionale 51 (27 gol)

National team‡
– Cameroon U23 6 (1)
1997– Cameroon 101 (52)

Honours

Club
Mallorca

* Copa del Rey (1): 2003

Barcelona
* La Liga (3): 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09
* Copa del Rey (1): 2009
* Supercopa de España (3): 2005, 2006
* UEFA Champions League (2): 2005–06, 2008–09

Internazionale
* Serie A (1): 2009–10
* Coppa Italia (1): 2010
* Supercoppa Italiana (1): 2010
* UEFA Champions League (1): 2009–10
* FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2010

International
Cameroon
* African Cup of Nations (2): 2000, 2002
Cameroon Olympic Team
* Olympic Gold Medal (1): 2000
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