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Top African Footballer of the Year Winners

1) Samuel Eto’o (4 time-winner)

Cameroonian sensation, Samuel Eto’o, according to Goal.com, is Africa’s most financially successful footballer of all time with an estimated net worth of $110 million. He won the African Player of the Year award a record four times: in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010. He was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2005.

He is the second player in history to score in two UEFA Champions League finals and the fourth player, after Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Gerard Piqué, to have won the trophy two years in a row with different teams. In La Liga, He scored over 100 goals in five seasons with Barcelona. In 2010, he became the first player to win two European continental trebles following his uninterrupted achievements with Barcelona and Inter Milan. He is Africa’s most decorated player.

Samuel-Eto'o

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