The Cameroonian striker was rewarded for his entire career.
Samuel Eto’o continues to reap laurels. The ex-captain of the indomitable Lions comes once again to be distinguished at an award ceremony of the world football players: the Globe Soccer Awards.
At the awards ceremony that took place on the night of 27 to 28 December 2016 in Dubai, a second African player was also rewarded. It is the Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah who received the trophy of best Arab player of the year at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.
In this seventh edition, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese forward, won the best player of the year trophy, while Portugal’s Euro-2016 coach Fernando Santos won the best coach of the year award. Real Madrid won the club title of the year. As for Unai Emery, the coach of the Paris SG, he was awarded for his third European title won with Sevilla in the Europa League.
This year’s career award goes to Samuel Eto’o, “one of the best players of his time and the only one to win two triples two consecutive years and with two different teams, Barcelona in 2008-2009 and Inter Milan In 2009-2010. Globe Soccer could not fail to recognize the career of this champion, “comments the organizing committee.
Each year, Globe Soccer organizes an official gala dinner. On this occasion, the main football names from all continents participate in the ceremony which is broadcast live on many television networks.