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Cameroon – Samuel Eto’o: Footballer elevated to “honorary citizen of Antalya” in Turkey

Written by Deckson N.

Adulted by the Turkish public, Samuel Eto’o received his award last Monday as his club won the 1-0 victory against Fenerbahce on the 14th day of the Turkish Championship.

Cameroon striker of Antalyaspor, Samuel Eto’o, has just been honored in Turkey. Monday 12 December 2016, he was made “citizen of honor” of the city of Antalya where his club is based.

I am very grateful to Turkey and my Turkish brothers for all the affection they have shown me since the first day. Special thanks to Antalyaspor, the city of Antalya and our Mayor Menderestürel. I am proud to be an honorary citizen! “Said Samuel Eto’o in a post posted on his Instagram account.

The Cameroonian striker officially registered on Tuesday 7 July 2015 his arrival in the Süper Lig, the Turkish championship, from the Italian club of Genoa Sampdoria. Antalyaspor is the eleventh club of his career.

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