Most decorated African player of all-time …. “The End. It’s time for a new challenge. Thank you, everybody.”

Cameroon’s four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o announced his retirement on Saturday at the age of 38.

 

“The end, towards a new challenge,” the former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea striker posted on Instagram.

 

“Thank you all, big love, adrenalin,”

Samuel Eto’o:

 

Games: 718

Goals: 359

Assists: 116

Trophies: 22

 

Samuel Eric old man celebration Most decorated African player of all-time

 

Only player in history to win the treble in consecutive seasons with two different teams

 

Cameroon all-time top-scorer

 

AFCON all-time top-scorer

 

The career of Eto’o :

4x Champions League

3x La Liga

2x Copa del Rey

2x Spanish Super Cup

2x Italian Cup

2x Africa Cup of Nations

2x Serie A

2x Italian Super Cup

 

1x Olympic Gold Medal

 

4x African Footballer of the Year

“The End. It’s time for a new challenge. Thank you, everybody.”

 

– Samuel Eto’o

On the 17th December 2010 Eto’o became the only player in the world to have scored in seven different competitions in the same calendar year (African Cup of Nations, Serie A, Copa Italia, Champions League, World Cup, Italian Super Cup and the Club World Cup).

 

 

 

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