A pig, we say in Africa, does not call itself fat. But former Cameroonian international footballer Samuel Eto’o, quadruple African Golden Ball “Balloon d’Or” as Yaya Toure, beats his chest that he is the best African player in history, and made it known to AFP.
Reporter: Are you not afraid of claiming to be the best African player in history?
Samuel Eto’o: “I do not need to say it, it’s a fact.”
Reporter: But George Weah is not the only African to win the “Ballon d’Or”?
Samuel Eto’o: (Increases the dose of his ego) “I have a lot of respect for all these seniors but our careers are there and speak for themselves. There are debates that are useless. I do not need to claim it, it’s a fact. Whether we accept it or not, it’s a fact (smile) ” he said.
Note that Samuel Eto’o is top on the ranking list of the “Ballon d’Or” France Football, followed by Didier Drogba who remains a legend of Chelsea.