Monday, January 16, 2017

Eto’o: Barcelona won everything because of me, not Ronaldinho

Samuel Eto’o still cannot understand why Pep Guardiola made him leave Camp Nou. The Inter forward says he will retire at Montpellier.

The Cameroon captain rejects claims that he was a disruptive influence in the Barca dressing room.

“I’ve played and I’ve won with Ronaldinho, Messi, a lot of great players. Instead of worrying for my place in the team, I contributed to the collective success. When Ronaldinho arrived to Barcelona, he won nothing. After my arrival, we won everything.”

Eto’o also admits that Leo Messi begged Guardiola not to sell the Cameroonian.

“When Guardiola wanted me to go, Messi came to him and said: ‘Sell whoever you like, but not Samuel’.”

The Cameroon international says he is likely to end his career at Montpellier.

“As a favour to Roger Milla, it’s not easy for me to say that I intend to play my last season at Montepellier.”

[Source: L’Equipe]

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blaze
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blaze

yep 4 ril but remember etoo u were part of a team n we ddnt win because of you only but you contributed in a BIG way to our success.

Kesi Eghaghe
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I’m still angry at the manner with which eto’o left the club. Guardiola swapped Eto’o for Ibra who only lasted a season after some verbal confrontations between him Pep. Eto’o has rights to his claims. He was the one i grew up wanting to be like. Eto’o scored in two champions league finals against arsenal and man. voited. Other similar cases include the sales of Yaya and his ultimate replacement is Masch. A man who doesnt seem to get his tackles right. In all i have concluded in my heart that Pep is either a racist or He doesnt get… Read more »
Kesi Eghaghe
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Eto’o Messi is a good boy he begged for Javier Saviola, GDS and Ronnie too.

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madeintheunitedkingdom

kesi2hotty.com…..why did u add ur email link??weird do u reckon??i do,cause when u mention u grew up wanting to be eto,does that mean ur abt 15??

Brad
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A statement like that makes me think Eto’o might be a bit self centered. I don’t like thinking that, but I can’t help it.

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