Who Is The Most Decorated African Footballer?


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When it comes to the most decorated African player in footballing history, one name rises above all the rest: Samuel Eto'o.

Eto'o is a Cameroonian international currently plying his trade at Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.

Although many Nigerians protest that Nwankwo Kanu has achieved more, they'll be disappointed to learn that Eto'o has a slightly fuller trophy cabinet.

The most decorated African footballer ever

Samuel Eto'o is one of Africa's most prolific and well known footballers. He sits alongside Liberian George Weah and Chelsea's Didier Drogba as one of the best striking talents to ever come out of the African continent.

Eto'o started his footballing journey playing for the Cameroonian Kadji Sports Academy. During his senior career, he has played for the following teams:

  • Real Madrid (B team)
  • Leganés (on loan)
  • Espanyol (on loan)
  • Mallorca (on loan)
  • Mallorca
  • Barcellona
  • Internazionale
  • Anzhi Makhachkala
Eto'o has also represented his county 109 times at senior level, scoring an impressive 54 goals.

Africa's best successful football player

Following Barcelona's  2008-09 Champions League victory, Samuel Eto'o became Africa's most decorated footballer, overtaking former Arsenal and Portsmouth star Kanu.

Among his medals and trophies, he has 3 Champions League medals to his name, and 2 from the African Cup of Nations.
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Anonymous answered
And It must be stated that, Samuel Eto’o is the first man(player) to win a back to back European treble back to back, 2008/2009, 2009/2010

First man(player) to win a back to back European treble with two different teams,Barca and Inter.

First man(player) to win a back to back European treble with two different teams from different European countries Spain and Italy.

Without any doubts the most decorated African player of all time . Disprove this if you can.

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