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

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.