Cameroon star Samuel Eto'o has rejected suggestions he moved to Anzhi Makhachkala purely for the money and instead sees himself as a trailblazer to promote football in Russia.
Samuel Eto'o has rejected claims his move to Anzhi Makhachkala is all about money and claims he wants to transform the Russian club into a "big" team.
Samuel Eto'o has edged towards a move away from Inter Milan, after it was announced that a deal has been agreed to sell the Cameroon striker to Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.
Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has said the Italian club will consider Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala's offer for striker Samuel Eto'o.
Inter Milan are once again five points behind rivals AC Milan at the top of the Italian Serie A table after crushing Genoa 5-2 at the San Siro on Sunday.
Inter Milan and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o has made history after being named the African Footballer of the Year for the fourth time in his career.
Inter Milan beat African underdogs TP Mazembe 3-0 to win FIFA's Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Inter Milan striker Samuel Eto'o has received a three-match ban for head-butting Chievo's Bostjan Cesar in the chest at last Sunday's Serie A game.
The pressure on Inter boss Rafa Benitez intensified on Sunday as his team crashed to a 2-1 defeat to Chievo in Serie A.
Samuel Eto'o scored his 17th goal in 16 games but his controversial penalty could only salvage a 1-1 home draw for Italian champions Inter Milan against Brescia in the San Siro on Saturday.
When Rafa Benitez announced his Inter Milan team before the European champions' Group A Matchday Three fixture at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Oct. 20, the traveling fans could have been forgiven for some optimism. Instead of the Samuel Eto'o-Wesley Sneijder-Goran Pandev attacking trio playing behind Diego Milito that had won the Italians the trophy last season, Benitez picked Coutinho, an 18-year-old Brazilian, to play on the left, Jonathan Biabiany on the right, with Sneijder in the middle and Eto'o upfront.
Samuel Eto'o netted a superb hat-trick to help holders Inter Milan thrash Werder Bremen 4-0 in Champions League Group A.
Maicon and Samuel Eto'o were both on target in the second half to give champions Inter Milan a 2-0 win over 10-man Juventus, a result that sees Jose Mourinho's side return to the top of the Serie A table.
A clinical second half strike from Samuel Eto'o sealed a famous Champions League victory for Inter Milan over Chelsea to cap a triumphant return to Stamford Bridge for their coach Jose Mourinho.
World Soccer's Dan Brennan caught up with Inter Milan and Cameroon star Samuel Eto'o on the eve of the African Cup of Nations. The prolific striker discussed his exit at Barcelona, his new role with Inter and Cameroon's chances to reclaim African glory.
As the decade draws to a close it is time to reflect and reminisce on 10 years of glorious football drama -- and what better way to do this than by paying respect to the characters who have contributed so much to the soccer story that has captivated fans since 2000.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o will be seeking to win a record fourth African Player of the Year award after being named in the final shortlist of five for the 2009 title.
Inter Milan's new strikers Samuel Eto'o and Diego Milito were on target again as they beat Napoli 3-1 in the San Siro on Wednesday to go top of Serie A.
Samuel Eto'o has stunned European champions Barcelona by reportedly asking for an extra $4.4 million payoff following his summer switch to Inter Milan.
Samuel Eto'o and Jean Makoun both found the net to give Cameroon a 2-1 victory over Gabon to put the Indomitable Lions top of Africa's 2010 World Cup qualifying Group A.
Inter Milan's title defense got back on track with a crushing 4-0 win over city rivals AC Milan, after three first-half strikes capitalized on the sending off of Rossoneri skipper Gennaro Gattuso on Saturday night at the San Siro.
New signing Samuel Eto'o scored but Serie A champions Inter Milan were beaten 2-1 by Lazio in the Italian Super Cup which was staged in the Bird's Nest in Beijing on Saturday night.
Italian champions Inter Milan have unveiled new signing Samuel Eto'o, with the Cameroon striker immediately being forced to deny suggestions from the Italian media that he has ever had a problem with new coach Jose Mourinho.
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has completed his 46 million euros ($65m) transfer to Barcelona from Inter Milan on a five-year contract, with Samuel Eto'o and Alexander Hleb moving to the San Siro as part of the deal.
Samuel Eto'o arrived in Milan on Monday to complete his transfer to Inter in a swap deal which sends Zlatan Ibrahimovic to his former club Barcelona.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has moved a step closer to joining Inter Milan after agreeing personal terms with the Italian champions, his agent has revealed.
Inter Milan are offering their star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a swap deal with Barcelona which would see Samuel Eto'o move in the other direction.
Premier League big-spenders Manchester City will renew their search for a new world-class striker after ending their interest in Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o.
Samuel Eto'o looks set to snub Manchester City's "stratospheric" offer that could make him world football's top-paid player, the Cameroon striker's agent warned on Monday
Big-spending English club Manchester City have made a "stratospheric" offer to Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, according to Barcelona president Joan Laporta.
Barcelona kept up their relentless pace at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga with a 1-0 victory at Valladolid on Saturday.
Barcelona continued their free-scoring form with a 6-0 thrashing of Malaga which maintains their six-point lead at the top over Real Madrid.
Barcelona continued their march towards the Spanish Primera Liga title as Samuel Eto'o scored twice in their 3-1 home victory over Sporting Gijon -- a result that moves them once again 12 points clear of second-placed Real Madrid at the top of the table.
Barcelona moved an astonishing 15 points clear at the top of the Primera Liga table after crushing Deportivo La Coruna 5-0 in a devastating display of attacking football at the Nou Camp.
Late goals from Samuel Eto'o and Lionel Messi helped Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-0 in 'El Clasico' at a rain-soaked Nou Camp on Saturday to move 12 points clear of their rivals in the Primera Liga title race.
Real Madrid's Gonzalo Higuain and Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o scored four goals apiece for their respective sides as the Spanish giants stepped up their title challenges on Saturday.
Gonzalo Rodriguez and Joseba Llorente scored second-half goals as Villarreal came from a goal down to beat Real Betis 2-1 in the Spanish Primera on Saturday.
Ronaldinho swapped Camp Nou for San Siro, roared on by 30,000 delirious AC Milan fans as he performed tricks, flicks and that trademark thumb-and-little-finger waggle, dripping with bling.
Luther Blissett remembers vividly what it was like walking out into an Italian stadium when he played for AC Milan in the early 1980s.
As a player who has won African and Olympic titles with Cameroon and Spanish league and Champions League titles with Barcelona as well as three African footballer of the year awards, Samuel Eto'o expects to command respect.
Samuel Eto'o scored a second-half hat-trick as Barcelona crushed Primera Liga bottom club Levante 5-1 on Sunday.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o faces a race against time to prove his fitness ahead of next week's Champions League last-16 first leg match against Celtic in Scotland.
Samuel Eto'o became the leading all-time African Nations Cup scorer with 16 goals as Cameroon defeated Sudan 3-0 in Group C to finish runners-up and reach the quarterfinals.
Samuel Eto'o equaled the African Nations Cup all-time scoring record in Cameroon's 5-1 victory over Zambia in Kumasi, while defending champions Egypt defeated Sudan 3-0.
Samuel Eto'o continued his comeback with two goals as Barcelona moved to within four points of Spanish league leaders Real Madrid with a 4-0 rout of Murcia on Saturday.
Barcelona made a positive start to 2008 when goals from Rafael Marquez and Samuel Eto'o gave them a 2-0 win at Real Mallorca and putting them within four points of league leaders Real Madrid..
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o had successful surgery on an injured leg on Saturday but will still be out of action for eight weeks.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o will be out for at least two months with a groin injury.
It is a measure of Samuel Eto'o's talents that it has only been since the Cameroonian center forward's return to fitness and form that the Catalan club has looked anything like the side that swept all before it en route to a Champions League and Spanish Liga double last season.
Andres Iniesta and Samuel Eto'o scored second-half goals to push Barcelona closer towards a third successive Primera Liga title with a 2-0 win over Real Sociedad.
World Sport reporter Pedro Pinto reflects on Barcelona's rise and fall, following their shock cup defeat by Getafe.
Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o has been left out of the Barcelona squad for their league match at Real Zaragoza on Saturday.
BARCELONA, Spain -- It took an epic journey, nearly 5,500 miles from Las Vegas to New York City to Barcelona, to realize exactly what the New York Yankees mean to the United States.
Striker Samuel Eto'o returned to the Barcelona squad on Saturday after missing out on the team's back-to-back defeats against Valencia and Liverpool.
Striker Samuel Eto'o has been left out of the Barcelona squad to visit Valencia in the Primera Liga on Sunday at his own request.
Samuel Eto'o has disputed Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard's remarks that he refused to come on as a substitute in Sunday's 2-0 victory over Racing Santander.
Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard was prepared to wait for an explanation from striker Samuel Eto'o, after the Cameroon international refused to come on as a late substitute in Sunday's Primera Liga match.
Barcelona have named striker Samuel Eto'o for Sunday's Primera Liga game at Osasuna, his first match since September, but Ronaldinho will miss the game because of injury.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, sidelined since September with a knee injury, has pledged to return to the Barcelona side at the end of next week, and is still aiming to finish the season as the Primera Liga's top scorer.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o is recovering from his right knee injury quicker than expected and should be back in training in mid-January.
Spanish and European champions Barcelona and their leading players Ronaldinho, Lionel Messi and Samuel Eto'o swept the board in the annual awards announced by the professional players union FIFPro on Monday.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o will be sidelined for up to five months after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, the Primera Liga club said on Thursday.
Frederic Kanoute scored twice and Renato added a late winner as Sevilla beat crosstown rivals Real Betis 3-2 to regain the leadership of the Spanish league.
Barcelona got the defense of their Champions League crown off to a dream start when they blew away debutants Levski Sofia 5-0.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o crowned a memorable season by finishing as the Primera Liga's top marksman with 26 goals as he scored in his side's 3-1 defeat at Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o can cap a memorable season by finishing Primera Liga top scorer with a goal against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann became the first player sent off in a European Cup final as Barcelona triumphed 2-1 at a rain-drenched Stade de France on Wednesday.
Samuel Eto'o struck his 24th goal of the season to give Barcelona a 1-0 win over Villarreal to edge them closer to retaining their Primera Liga title.
Racing Santander have been fined an unspecified sum by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for racist abuse by fans.
Lowly Racing Santander gave Barcelona a fright before the Primera Liga leaders came back to draw 2-2 and restore their 11-point lead at the top of the table.
Ronaldinho made amends for missing a penalty to score the first goal as Barcelona beat Benfica 2-0 in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg in the Nou Camp on Wednesday.
Striker Samuel Eto'o scored a sparkling double to help Barcelona come from a goal down to beat Getafe 3-1 and increase their lead in the Primera Liga to 14 points on Tuesday.
Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho said if team mate Samuel Eto'o had walked off the pitch after being racially abused at Real Zaragoza on Saturday, he would have gone too.
Barcelona took a huge step towards the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 win against 10-man Chelsea in Wednesday's first leg match at Stamford Bridge.
Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o has been named African Footballer of the Year for the third year running, edging out Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba by just two points.
Samuel Eto'o followed up his hat-trick against Angola with a spectacular striker as Cameroon beat Togo 2-0 on Wednesday to reach the African Nations Cup quarterfinals in Cairo.
Champions Barcelona continued their irresistible form this season with a 15th straight win after a 2-1 Primera Liga victory over city rivals Espanyol.
Barcelona say that striker Samuel Eto'o will not hook up with the Cameroon squad for the African Nations Cup until after the La Liga game against Athletic Bilbao on January 15.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o will stand down from club commitments in order to play for Cameroon at next month's African Nations Cup.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o inspired Barcelona to their 13th consecutive victory in all competitions on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo in the Primera Liga.
Leaders Barcelona established a club record 12 consecutive victories in all competitions, with a 3-1 success at Cadiz on Saturday.
Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o and Chelsea's Didier Drogba and Michael Essien are among five players nominated for the African Footballer of the Year award.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o scored a stunning hat-trick in a 5-0 demolition of Panathinaikos that sent the Catalans through to the last 16 of the Champions League.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o will be kept in hospital overnight for observation following a clash of heads with a team mate during training on Friday.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has been fined 12,000 euros ($15,120) by the Spanish Football Federation for insulting Real Madrid during title celebrations on May 15.
Samuel Eto'o's 60th minute header in a 1-1 draw at Levante gave Barcelona their 17th Spanish league title on Saturday.
Barcelona are within touching distance of their first league title in six years after a storming 2-0 victory over last season's champions Valencia at the Mestalla on Sunday.
A flash of brilliance by Samuel Eto'o enabled Barcelona to restore their six-point lead at the top of the Primera Liga by beating Albacete 2-0.
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o will be sidelined for about 10 days after a scan on Monday showed his knee injury was not as serious as first feared.
Real Madrid injected new life into the Spanish title race with a scintillating 4-2 home triumph against league leaders and arch-rivals Barcelona on Sunday.
Chelsea have denied allegations that a member of their staff taunted Barcelona player Samuel Eto'o with racist abuse following the English side's Champions League victory on Tuesday.
World Player of the Year Ronaldinho turned on the style as his side beat Andriy Shevchenko's XI 6-3 on Tuesday in a tsunami relief benefit match expected to raise $10.38 million.
Striker Samuel Eto'o grabbed a late goal to give Barcelona a 2-1 victory over Levante in Spain's Primera Liga on Tuesday and the title winter champions.
Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid finally reached agreement on Wednesday night about the destiny of African player of the year Samuel Eto'o.
Barcelona have made Real Mallorca an improved offer for African Player of the Year Samuel Eto'o and are waiting on approval from arch-rivals Real Madrid for the deal to go through.
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