Samuel Eto retires from football


Cameroon football legend, Samuel Fils Eto’o, has announced his retirement from football after a 22-year playing career.

Eto’o took to his Instagram page to make the announcement on Friday after leaving Qatar SC earlier this year.

He wrote; “The End. Towards a new challenge… thanks to all of you… big love.”

The 38-year-old who earned his first  international cap a day before his 16th birthday on March 9, 1997 had a successful career playing for 13 professional teams including Barcelona.

At Camp Nou, he helped the Spanish giants win three La Liga titles and two Champions League triumphs.

The former African Player of the Year later joined Inter Milan in 2009 where he won the coveted European crown for a third time.

Eto also had short stint with Chelsea and Everton.

He scored 56 goals in 118 appearances for Cameroon.

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