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Samuel Eto’o dismises claim of Drogba and Diouf as African best

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Former Cameroun captain Samuel Eto’o dismisses  the claim that Didier Drogba or El-Hadji Diouf is the best African player.

Samuel Eto’o dismisses the claim by saying he is the best ever from the continent not even Ivorine Didier Drogba or Senegalese El-Hadji Diouf was closed to him.

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Samuel Eto’o

Samuel Eto’o put the claim of comparison between him and the two other African greats to rest finally.

The 39-year-old ex Cameroun international started his football career at Real Madrid in Spain.

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Samuel Eto’o went on to play for Barcelona where he was top three best in the world in 2006.

The diminutive attacker won the treble at Barcelona and Inter Milan during his trophy laden career.

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The discussion around who the best footballer in Africa is one that will keep popping up.

Drogba also enjoyed his football career in England after joining Chelsea from Marseille in 2004.

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Didier Drogba won four EPL titles and a UEFA Champions League trophy amongst other honors
The 42-year-old left Chelsea in 2012 to join Shanghai Shenhua in China before returning to Europe a year later.

Another African great who is considered in the same bracket with Samuel Eto’o and Drogba is El-hadji Diouf.

El-hadji Diouf started his career at French side Sochaux in 1998.

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The stubborn Senegalese moved to Liverpool in 2002 to play for the Reds.

Diouf excellent Performance at the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup earned him a transfer to Anfield.

El-hadji Diouf’s solitary goal condemned World Cup defending champions France to opening match defeat.

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Senegal went on to reach the Semi-final of the tournament. The highest any African country has gone.

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