Samuel Eto’o Net Worth $108 million
Samuel Eto’o salary $13,000,000
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Samuel Eto’o is a Cameroonian professional footballer and his current net worth is $108 million.
Eto joined Real Madrid’s youth academy in 1997 but could only train with Real Madrid B because of his age.
Until then he trained at the Kadji Sports Academy in Cameroon. Because non-EU players weren’t allowed to Real Madrid B, he moved to the second division Leganés.
He made 30 appearances for Leganés and only scored four goals. After that he returned to Madrid.
The next season he left Real Madrid for Mallorca, signing a deal for a club record of £4.4 million fee.
In the next season with Mallorca he scored 11 goals and started to catch everyone’s eye all throughout the league.
Mallorca President said that he loved Eto’s style of play. While at the team, he donated €30,000 in meals to travelling Mallorca supporters who made the journey to the Copa del Rey final against Recreativo de Huelva.
This act of kindness grew fans’ appreciation for him.
Mallorca won the match 3–0, with Eto’o scoring two late goals to seal the victory.
Today he plays as a striker for Turkish club Antalyaspor and is the most decorated African player of all time.
He is the fourth time winner of the African Player of the Year award, as well as the third in the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2005.
In all of his five seasons playing for Barcelona he scored 100 goals. He also holds the record in number of appearances by an African player in La Liga.
He became the first player to win two European continental trebles after his greatest achievements with Barcelona and Inter Milan.
Eto’o is the second player in history to score in two UEFA Champions League finals and the fourth player to have won the trophy two years in a row with different teams.
He played for the squad that won the 2000 Olympic tournament, as a member of the Cameroon national team.
Eto’o has also participated in four World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations.
He is also Cameroon’s all-time leading scorer and third most capped player, with 56 goals from 118 caps.
He announced his retirement from international football on 27 August 2014. In 2015, he received the Golden Foot Award.