Several personalities in the world of Football sent him messages of encouragement and support. Among them, Didier Drogba, the former Ivorian international (who retired in November 2018) also honored one of his opponents of the African Cup qualifiers in 2006 and 2008.
“Congratulations for this great Samuel career and very good continuation for the new challenges that await you. Africa is proud of one of its greatest ambassadors, “published the Ivorian number 11 on its Instagram account.
With nearly 199 appearances under the colors of FC Barcelona, Samuel Eto’o (38) has won multiple trophies during his career. Cameroon won three Champions League in 2006 and 2099 with Barça and in 2010 with Inter Milan. Two African Cups of Nations with Cameroon in 2000 and 2002. The Cameroonian Golfer has been several times African Ballon d’Or. He was also crowned Olympic champion in 2000 with his Cameroon national team.