Samuel Eto’o is, without a doubt, on top of Africa’s best players list, who had a great, glorious career full of amazing goals and beautifull trophies to decorate that. Eto’o was twice the African Cup champion with his national team, Cameroon, in 2000 and 2002. In 2010, he was able to add another UEFA Champions League title, but this time with the legendary Inter Milan after winning it with FC Barcelone . Samuel got four African Golden Balls, and was also named the Best Number 9 Player of all time at FC Barcelona.
A SCORING MACHINE
Eto'o scored over 100 goals in five seasons with 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 achievements with Barcelona and Inter Milan. He is the second player in history to score in two UEFA Champions League finals and the fourth player, after Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa and Gerard Piqué, to have won the trophy two years in a row with different teams.
Eto'o is a fast, strong, and energetic forward, who is known for his stamina, work-rate, ability in the air, and his accurate finishing ability both with his head and feet. A powerful and prolific goalscorer with good technique, composure in front of goal, and an ability to play off other forwards. In his prime, Eto'o was regarded by pundits as one of the best strikers in the world. He is currently regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time. Despite losing some of his speed with age, he continued to maintain a consistent goalscoring rate as a striker, due to his ability to get into good positions and time his attacking runs.
Eto once said that the most important thing foe a forward is speed of thoughts, top payers read the game and that's what eto did, though out all his carrer