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Samuel Eto'o Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 12, 2018

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Short Biography

Samuel Eto'o was born on 10-03-1981 in Douala in the state of Littoral, Cameroon. He is a Turkish Football Player.

Other Name: Samuel Eto'o, Samuel Eto'o Fils

Samuel Eto'o Complete Bio & Career

Samuel Eto'o Fils is a popular Cameroonian professional footballer. He is Turkish club Konyaspor’s striker. He started professional football career with the club. He went to Kadji Sports Academy for training. He later joined Real Madrid's youth academy in 1997, but being the minor at that time, he was trained only with Real Madrid B. He played for Leganés for the 1997-98 period. He returned to Real Madrid and then joined Espanyol. But he didn’t success to make appearances for it. He was loaned to La Liga team Mallorca. He was able to play well for it. He left Real Madrid and signed a deal with Mallorca. He was with Mallorca till 2014, He signed Barcelona in 2004.He made debut with Barcelona at Racing de Santander.
After Maxwell’s transfer, he was transferred to Inter Milan under the agreement of exchange of Zlatan Ibrahimovi? and Eto'o between Inter Milan and Barcelona. He was with Inter till 2011. In August 2011, Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala asked a three-year deal for him to Inter. He played for Anzhi Makhachkala till 2013. He played for Chelsea, Everton, Sampdoria, and Antalyaspor. He joined Konyaspor recently in 2018. He started his international career and received a cap just one day before his sixteenth birthday in 1997. He played for Cameroon National team.He had played in 2000 Olympic tournament, Africa Cup of Nations, and World Cups. He has been spectacular in his international games.He retired from the international football in 2014. He had won many prestigious awards for his contribution to the sport including African Player of the Year award, FIFA World Player of the Year etc. He had also won the Golden Foot Award in 2015.
He holds the record of highest number of appearances in La Liga by any African player. He was the first to win 2 European continental trebles. He ranks 2nd in scoring in 2UEFA Champions League finals. He secured 4th position in the list of player winning trophies in two consecutive years with different teams after Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Gerard Piqué. He has suffered from the racial abuse in few games and had reacted to it by threatening to quit the game. He has been outspoken about his experience.

Samuel Eto'o Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is a brother of two footballers Étienne and David. He is married to Georgette since 2007. He has 4 children Lynn, Siena, Étienne, and Maelle. Lynn and Siena are his children from the relationship with Georgette.

Brother David Eto o
Brother Etienne Eto o

Life's Important Dates Of Samuel Eto'o

Body Measurements

Chest Size 41
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Douala, Cameroon
Nationality Spanish
Religion Christian
Address Madrid, Spain
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Watching and Playing Sports
Marital Status Married
Debut In the year 1997


Car Collections Audi and BMW


Favorite Sport Football

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Samuel Eto'o

  • French team rejected him based on insufficient ID and his age.
  • He had lived in France illegally for around 9 months
  • His first earning from playing football was 200 Euros per week.
  • He is one of those three player playing for Inter Milan, Barcelona, and Real Madrid. Ronaldo, Luis Figo being the other two.
  • He holds the Spanish citizenship.

Samuel Eto'o Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

41 years, 5months, 5 days old age Samuel Eto'o will turn 42 on 10 March, 2023. Only 6 months, 22 days, 14 hours,21 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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