3.- Becoming Cameroon’s all-time top scorer.
📍Samuel Eto'o Career in Pictures📍
Eto'o came to world attention, aged of 17 years and three months, as a substitute in Cameroon's 0-3 loss to Italy at 1998 FIFA World Cup.
66' Patrick Mboma 🔁 Samuel Eto'o pic.twitter.com/LggEdJu1gr
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As one of Cameroon’s most important players ever, Roger Milla scored a total of 43 goals with his national team and became a legend for his country.
Eto’o obliterated that record during his run with the squad, he got to score a total of 56 goals in 116 matches played for Cameroon.
Samu also performed in four FIFA World Cup tournaments throughout his international career, something that only Jacques Songo and Rigobert Song achieved with their country as well.
Samuel announced his retirement from international football right after the Brazil tournament, he retired as Cameroon’s biggest legend ever.