A superb assist and an equally brilliant goal in the final helped Samuel Eto'o pick up the adidas Golden Ball and the TOYOTA Award, while Dioko … Samuel Eto’o opens up on working with Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola – but chooses another coach as the best he had. About Us; Samuel Eto'o and Yaya Touré are the players who have won the award the most times (4 wins each); Frédéric Kanouté who was named the 2007 African Footballer of the Year was born in France and is the first European-born player to win the award (he played for his father's native country of Mali ). Samuel Eto’o, Cameroonian professional football (soccer) player who is considered one of the greatest African footballers of all time. Samuel Eto’o returns to school after retirement .

Samuel Eto’o avoided prison. YAOUNDE-(MaraviPost)– Cameroon’s all-time record goalscorer, Samuel Eto’o has announced his plans to join Harvard university after his retirement to improve his knowledge in business. Learn more about his life, career, and accomplishments in this article. The former Barcelona and Chelsea st…

SAMUEL ETO’O stormed off from an interview at the Fifa The Best awards after a reporter failed to include Liverpool’s African duo in her questioning.

He won the African Player of the Year award four times and helped Cameroon win its first ever gold medal at the 2000 Olympics. Samuel Eto'o won a record four African Player of the year awards, while his best placing in now defunct Fifa's World Player of the Year award was third in 2005. Samuel Eto’o has compared working with Jose Mourinho to Pep Guardiola – but chose Luis Aragones as the best manager he played under.

Nigerian football legend Austin Okocha deserved to win the Africa footballer of the year award at least three times according to Samuel Eto'o. fourfourtwo.com. This year the career award goes to Samuel Eto’o, one of the best players of his era and the only one to win two trebles two years running and with two different teams, Barcelona in 2008-2009 and Inter Milan in 2009-2010.

Yaya Touré won the award four consecutive times from 2011 to 2014. The ceremony.

Didier Drogba was the first Ivory player to win the award in 2006. Pages. Le Camerounais Samuel Eto'o a remporté le Golden Foot Award lundi soir à Monaco. An athlete from Africa – Samuel Eto’o. 1.1 France Football award (1970–1994) He has garnered a total of 30 individual awards. Samuel Eto'o Fils (born 10 March 1981) is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Qatar SC. - Eto'o who is in Nigeria at the moment won the prize four times and was the first to ever achieve such feat - The 38-year-old flew into the country to grace a football event in Lagos. The pair got creative with the strict tuxedo dress code Samuel Eto’o won a total of major 15 titles for both clubs (Marlorca, Barcelona and Inter Milan) and country.

In his prime, Eto'o was regarded by pundits as one of the best strikers in the world, and he is regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time, winning the African Player of the Year a record four times: in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010. Eto’o played for 11 teams and won 18 club and national team trophies and numerous individual awards.