Samuel Eto’o net worth 2020
The Cameroon striker’s bank account has flourished since signing an ultra-rich contract with Anzhi while his gameplay has fallen off the soccer radar in the underdeveloped Russian league. But that has not kept him from making headlines. Samuel Eto’o net worth 2020 is $ 95 million
He has lashed out at his native country’s football association claiming they have siphoned his money and alleged they want him killed. He has recently backed out of Cameroon competition along with teammates, all citing injuries, and has said he sleeps with military police protection.
Samuel Eto’o Fils is a Cameroonian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. In his prime, Eto’o was regarded by pundits as one of the best strikers in the world, and he is regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time, winning the African Player of the Year a record four times: in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010.
Eto’o attended the Kadji Sports Academy in Douala, Cameroon, and first came to national prominence while playing for UCB Douala, a second-division club, in the 1996 Cup of Cameroon.
At only 16 years of age, he caught the attention of Real Madrid—one of the top teams in Europe—who signed him in 1997, though Eto’o saw little playing time. Nor did he see much action after joining Cameroon when it qualified for the 1998 World Cup but faltered in the first round.
Eto’o made his name playing for Cameroon during the 2000 African Cup of Nations, where he scored four times, including a crucial goal in the Indomitable Lions’ gold-medal victory over Nigeria.
His impressive play continued at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, where Cameroon defeated Spain for the first Olympic gold in its history.
In the Olympic final, with the Indomitable Lions facing a 2–0 deficit in the second half, Eto’o and teammate Patrick Mboma led the comeback with two goals, forcing extra time.
After Eto’o’s apparent goal in the final seconds of extra time was called back owing to an offside penalty, the game went into penalty kicks, in which Cameroon prevailed.
Samuel Eto’o Net worth 2020
SSamuel Eto’o is the richest footballer in Africa with a net worth of $95 million.
Samuel Eto’o has written nine different graphic novels about his life. His target readers are majorly children whom he intends building up their dreams seeing they are the future leaders.
Eto’o has a fashion brand that involves shirts, caps and sneakers in a premium line of clothing targeted at a global audience. The brand is named ‘Samuel Eto’o 9’, and the main focus of the fashion line is menswear.
The clothes are designed and manufactured in Turkey, and an initial shipment was produced and released into the local market in February.
Also, he owns a mobile telephone company called as ‘Eto’o Telecom’, which runs in Cameroon with the ambition of providing job and business opportunities for locals and to encourage other footballers and wealthy Cameroonians abroad to come home and invest.
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