Samuel Eto’o is one of the wealthiest soccer players representing Cameroon worldwide. For Barcelona international team, he played a vital role and made his tea, featuring in the biggest soccer tournaments worth billions.
His date of birth is the 10th of March, 1981. He was born and raised in Doula, Cameroon, which is full of poverty and hardships. Samuel suffered a lot in his early life and started working as a teenager to support his family financially, and this is the reason he couldn’t have a great record of his education.
Samuel Eto o Biography And Net Worth
|Net Worth $85 Million|
|Full Name Samuel Eto’o Fils|
|Date of Birth March 10, 1981|
|Age 41 (in 2022)|
|Birthplace Douala, Cameroon|
|Profession Soccer Player|
|Spouse Georgette Eto’o|
Samuel Eto’o Family
His parents are unknown, yet he has three brothers who later joined soccer as a profession by following the path of their brother.
By the age of sixteen, Eto’o got an offer from Real Madrid to participate in his academy tournaments; however, due to a financial crisis, he immediately went for it without a second thought which later, fortunately, became his dream career.
For four consecutive years, Samuel played for Madrid, and later, he had an immense offer worth $3 million by a local organization, and that was the real beginning of his professional career.
In 2004, he became part of the Barcelona national team and had a chance to play among the biggest European athletes. That deal was made for $30 million that covered two seasons. Samuel lost in the first one, but he nailed it in the following one. He had done his first hat-trick in that appearance with 29 goals.
Overall, his best season was in 2009, when he won the Champion League Trophy with his team and ruled the hearts of his fans worldwide. Later his career went through downfalls. Initially, he had some strike injuries, and it took months to recover, which gave a pause to his appearance.
Samuel Eto’o Wife
Samuel has married only once to his girlfriend named, Georgette, but he has been in several relationships in his past. From two of his previous relationships, he has four kids, all of whom are adults residing in France. However, he has two daughters with his current wife, Georgette.
Net worth of Samuel Eto’o
Before his retirement, he had been the top-paid athlete in soccer for five years, and his average salary was nearly $25 million. Yet, according to Forbes, his evaluated net worth is $85 million. Eto’o owns three mega properties in Italy worth $40 million, which might increase to 30% by the following year.
Samuel has remained the Leader of the Cameroonian team, and during his captaincy, he has won 14 trophies and cups in a row. He has been honored with 4 African Best Player of the Year Awards and 3 Champion League Awards.
|Height: 5’ 10” (in feet)|
|Weight: 88 (in Kg)|
|Figure measurements: 46-42-17 inches|
|Eye color: Black|
|Hair color: Black|