8 Things You Didn’t Know About Soccer Star Samuel Eto’o

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Written by Keren Mikva

Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o is one of the most recognisable footballers from the African continent. The  striker made a name for himself during his years in Spain’s La Liga with Barcelona, before successful stints at Italian Serie A club Inter Milan and English Premier League side Chelsea.

He was also a top performer for his national team, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, captaining the team and contributing many goals over the years.

Here are 8 things you didn’t know about soccer star Samuel Eto’o.

Sources: Biography.com, Wikipedia.com, ChelseaFC.com, AskMen.com, BBC Sport, Sports.yahoo.com, BBCsport, Telegraph.

This is an updated version of a slideshow that was originally published Aug. 11, 2014. Peter Pedroncelli contributed to this report.