• Eto’o prefers Iniesta to Ronaldo and Messi: He deserves four Ballons d’Or

    Eto’o prefers Iniesta to Ronaldo and Messi: He deserves four Ballons d’Or

    Andres Iniesta deserves to have won multiple Ballon d’Or awards, according to the midfielder’s former Barcelona team-mate Samuel Eto’o.

    Samuel Eto’o believes Andres Iniesta is a better player than either Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi and says the midfielder should have won multiple Ballon d’Or awards.

    Iniesta returned from a month out with a hamstring injury in Saturday’s 1-1 El Clasico draw with Real Madrid and Eto’o talked up his former Barca team-mate.

    The pair won three LaLiga titles and two Champions League […]

  • Samuel Eto’o sends Mourinho warning

    Samuel Eto’o sends Mourinho warning

    The striker says his former boss has to get his new Manchester United team playing well and risks being left behind if he continues with the same brand of football.

    Samuel Eto’o has issued a warning to former boss Jose Mourinho, telling him that football is evolving and “you can’t defend continually”.

    The Portuguese has endured a difficult start to the Premier League season with Manchester United currently 10 points off the top four ahead of Sunday’s clash at Everton.

    While United have […]

  • Eto’o: Guardiola still the best coach in the world

    Eto’o: Guardiola still the best coach in the world

    The striker says the Manchester City manager remains the finest coach in football and believes he will manage to make his mark in the Premier League.

    Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o insists that Pep Guardiola is still the best coach in the world.

    Guardiola managed 10 wins from his first 10 matches with Manchester City but has since come under scrutiny following some inconsistent results.

    City went six games without a victory before impressive triumphs against West Brom and Barcelona, but a draw […]

  • Samuel Eto’o laughs off threat of prison sentence as is snapped joking with his wife in Milan

    Samuel Eto’o laughs off threat of prison sentence as is snapped joking with his wife in Milan

    The former Chelsea and Barcelona striker is under pressure from Spanish authorities to face a ten-and-a-half year prison sentence for tax fraud.

    According to El Pais, he owes almost £3million in tax from 2006 to 2009, while he was at the Nou Camp.

    However the Cameroonian was all smiles as he was snapped with his wife Georgette in Milan.

    Wearing a trendy scarf and flat cap with a gold watch, Eto’o and his wife were in a fit of giggles at one point.

    As […]

  • Eto’o faces over 10 years jail time for alleged tax fraud

    Eto’o faces over 10 years jail time for alleged tax fraud

    The four-time African Footballer of the Year stands accused of failing to reveal his full income to the authorities, which could land him a long spell behind bars if found guilty.

    Samuel Eto’o could face a jail sentence of over 10 years, according to respected Spanish newspaper El Pais, which reports that a Spanish prosecutor is pursuing the striker for alleged tax fraud while at Barcelona.

    The former Cameroon international striker, 35, who is currently playing for Antalyaspor in Turkey, has been […]

  • Eto’o makes crazy €100,000 bet with fan

    Eto’o makes crazy €100,000 bet with fan

    The Cameroon striker isn’t afraid of putting his money where his mouth is by betting the huge sum on a top 10 finish.

    Samuel Eto’o’s Antalyaspor side are stuck to the bottom of the Turkish Super Lig table and discontent is rife among fans.

    On Monday they were seconds away from winning their first league game of the season at the seventh attempt, but Rizespor scored in stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw.

    Eto’o went out to meet with many of the […]

  • Too Bad!! Samuel Eto Dropped From Club Squad Team Over Racism

    Too Bad!! Samuel Eto Dropped From Club Squad Team Over Racism

    Samuel Eto’o has been dropped from the Antalyaspor squad after writing: “Perhaps some people do not feel respect for me because I am black” on his Instagram account.

    Eto’o, a former Cameroon captain, did not specify to whom his comment was addressed, but it was posted alongside a CV detailing his glittering football career.

    The 35-year-old striker denied it had been aimed at chairman Ali Safak Ozturk, who had criticised his performances earlier in the season.

    The club confirmed that Eto’o had been […]

  • Messi to cancel trip to Turkey after attempted coup

    Messi to cancel trip to Turkey after attempted coup

    The Argentina star had been slated to play alongside several ex-Blaugrana team-mates in a charity match, but his club have confirmed that he is not in the country

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi has reportedly cancelled plans to travel to Turkey following a military coup d’etat in the country.

    The Argentine was scheduled to fly in on Saturday ahead of a charity football match organised by Samuel Eto’o in Antalya.

    But as tanks and soldiers took the streets of Turkish capital Ankara on Friday, […]

  • Footballer Samuel Eto’o and wife honeymoon in Bora Bora

    Footballer Samuel Eto’o and wife honeymoon in Bora Bora

    Cameroonian professional footballer and former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o and his wife Georgette Tra Lou are currently on their honeymoon in Bora Bora. The couple got married last week in Stezzano, Italy.

    Cameroonian professional footballer and former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o and his wife Georgette Tra Lou are currently on their honeymoon in Bora Bora. The couple got married last week in Stezzano,

  • Samuel Eto’o’s former girlfriend sentenced to jail for stealing his Rolex Watch

    Samuel Eto’o’s former girlfriend sentenced to jail for stealing his Rolex Watch

    An ex-girlfriend of Cameroon football legend, Samuel Eto’o has been sentenced to jail for stealing his Rolex watch. The football star had accused his ex-girlfriend, Nathalie Koah, with whom he had sexual relationship for seven years, of stealing his Rolex wrist-watch, and the court deemed it ‘improper retention’

    Pronouncing the sentence in Yaounde, Cameron, the court sentenced Nathalie Koah to a six months jail term having found her guilty of stealing the footballer’s watch.

    The court in its sentence termed the ‘act of […]