None of them can say that they were at my level or better’

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None of them can say that they were at my level or better

Former Barcelona and Cameroon legend, Samuel Eto’o has insisted that he is the greatest African player to have ever played the game.

 

His comment comes after El-Hadji Diouf of Senegal and former Liverpool striker recently claim that he was the greatest striker ever from Africa, and most recently Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend, Didier Drogba was mentioned in a Twitter debate against Eto’o. 

 

However, Eto’o has now dismissed their claims, saying there is no debate that he is the greatest African player to have ever played the game. 

 

‘Even if my brother Diouf the last time, with an extra glass, got a little lost, there is no debate’, said Eto’o, via Goal.

 

‘None of them [Diouf and Drogba] can come and say that they were at my level or better. 

 

‘And it’s not the fact that I say it, it’s a fact, it’s something that is there. I wanted to be number one and I have been throughout my career.’

 

Eto’o along with Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast claimed four African Player of the…



Source: Linda Ikeji