Register Login Scores

Fan Park

Samuel Eto’o's Craziest Buys

Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o celebrated his 34th birthday yesterday and the Indomitable Lion thought it would be great to bring you some of his craziest purchases throughout his career.  

Eto’o has lived a very lavish lifestyle and is known to spend loads of money, but some of these purchases are just plain crazy.

Eto’o Craziest Purchases:

A Haunted Manor

When Eto’o signed for Sampdoria, he decided to spend R330 million on a manor in the city of Genoa. It’s said that the manor’s original owner, Lord Carnarvon, died in the house along with his nephew. A model who owned the house in 2001 went missing at the time, but all of this doesn’t seem to faze the African.  

Cellphone Collection

It’s reported that the three time African player of the year has never put a cellphone in the trash. We are led to believe he has a collection of over 400 cellphones, according to one of his siblings. If you think about it, that’s crazy number - especially after one of his former coaches publically told the press that Eto’o doesn't even know how to send a sms.

Watches

In 2009 Eto’o celebrated Cameroon’s qualification for World Cup in South Africa by buying each member of the squad a watch worth R440 000.

Ferrari

We have brought you Samuel Eto’o impressive car collection before, but the big-spending striker went one better recently and bought himself a collector’s edition Ferrari, which cost him R13 million.

A Shiny Jacket

Samuel Eto’o is known for his flashy clothes and unique style of dress, but this jacket takes the cake. He bought crocodile leather jacket, which cost him R812 000, just for a television interview.

What do make you make of Eto’o splurges? 

21 comments

Top 5

Chiefs Now In Two Minds About Gamildien

69 Jun 15, 2021 09:50 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Players Who Lied About Their Age

42 Jun 04, 2021 07:26 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Player To Make R25M Move

30 Jun 14, 2021 11:28 AM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Highest-Paid Players Over Past Year, African Superstar Features

Jun 02, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Setlhodi Lashes Out At Hunt For Chiefs Failure

181 Jun 14, 2021 11:52 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

UEFA Respond To Ronaldo's Coke Bottle Incident

12 Jun 19, 2021 01:05 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

8 Soldiers Left Behind As Chiefs Prepare For War

114 Jun 17, 2021 04:38 PM in Soccer 6

Ramos Names Two Clubs He Won't Join After Real Exit

13 Jun 18, 2021 09:26 AM in LaLiga

Pirates Comment On Komphela To Bucs Reports

39 Jun 18, 2021 11:42 AM in Orlando Pirates

Secret Agent Comments On Chiefs Overhaul

33 Jun 17, 2021 02:06 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Another Coach Linked To Bucs Job

38 Jun 14, 2021 10:40 AM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Star Striker’s Future Decided

12 Jun 14, 2021 08:50 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

One-Year Turkish Deal For SA Striker?

1 Jun 14, 2021 03:55 PM in Siyagobhoza