Eto'o: Only one striker better than me


FC Barcelona legend Samuel Eto'o claims there's only one striker who was better than him over his illustrious career.

Eto'o, 39, called time on his glittering career in September 2019 after winning 18 major titles for club and country.

And in a recent interview with Marca, he opened up about the greatest strikers in football history, in which he claimed only Ronaldo Nazario was a level above him.

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"The best of all was Ronaldo, 'O Fenômeno'. I have such great respect and admiration for him," the Cameroon all-time record scorer said.

"Then there are a lot of us who come up behind him, and I'd include myself among them."

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The four-time CAF African Footballer of the Year went on to discuss the current generation of superstars.

"The best current players? I'd have to go with Lionel Messi, who's more experienced, and Kylian Mbappé, who's the youngster making the biggest impression.

"I think he’s going to be the chief global star in the years to come."

Eto'o netted 371 goals in 764 games at club level of the course of his career that begun with second-tier Spanish side Leganes in 1997 during a loan stint from Real Madrid.