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SPORTS: SAMUEL ETO'O RETIRES FROM FOOTBALL


Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement from professional football after 22 years.

The Cameroon international and Barcelona star started his football profession at Real Madrid. He made only three appearances for them. He was loaned to Leganes and Espanyol until he perpetually moved to Mallorca.

At Mallorca, the Cameroonian scored forty goals and this was one of the things that made Barcelona interested in him.

Samuel joined Barcelona in 2004 and thrived in his professional career as he appeared 144 times and scored 108 goals for the club. He won three La Liga titles, two Champions Leagues, one Copa Del Rey and two Spanish Super Cups.

In 2009, the Barcelona star joined Inter Milan where he became the first player to win three La Liga titles with two different clubs. After leaving in 2013, he signed a contract with Anzhi Makhachkala and left for Chelsea in 2014. He also played Everton, Sampdoria, Antalyaspor, and Konyaspor.



He played in three Nations cup for Cameroon and has a has of 118 caps for Cameroon with 56 goals. He has won two Nations Cup titles for the country. The 38-year-old won four African Player of the Year awards.

The Cameroonian has now decided to say goodbye to football in an announcement on his Instagram page.

Thank you Samuel Eto'o!

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