He told Jeune Afrique magazine: "When you are a footballer you pay others to look after your business interests. "So I will resume my studies, to learn business management. After making 30 appearances for the club and only scoring four goals, he returned to Madrid following the end of the 1998–99 season.

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Please reach us through news@tuko.co.ke or WhatsApp: 0732482690. Having trained at the Kadji Sports Academy in Cameroon, Eto'o joined Real Madrid's youth academy in 1997, but he could only train with Real Madrid B, as he was still a minor. According to BBC Sport, Eto'o will take up residence in Boston for a year and is looking forward to the new challenge.


In January 1999, he … He made 35 Blues appearances, scoring 12 goals, before leaving for Everton the following summer. All rights reserved. Real Madrid B were relegated to the third tier, Segunda División B, where non-EU players are not allowed, and as a result, he was loaned to second division Leganésfor the 1997–98 season.

Eto’o believes crossing the Atlantic Ocean to the United States for business education will help his quest to give back to the continent. The ex-Cameroon and Barcelona forward, who remains his country’s record scorer with 56 goals in 118 games, confirmed his decision to study for life after football.

"The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Actor Anthony Chisholm, known for his work on both stage and screen, has died at the age of 77. Eyewitness? Eto’o partnered with the Jochem Zeitz of the Zeitz Foundation, Laikipia Wildlife Forum and commercial ranches and conservancies to set up the academy. “I will live in Boston for almost a year for this. African football legend Samuel Eto'o (38) has been accepted into Harvard University to study business management after he launched his own betting company. He will commence his program with one of America's most prestigious institutions next year. “I want to help and to make my positive contribution to the transformation of our continent,” Eto’o told French news website Jeune Afrique. Samuel Eto'o wants to his his business skills for the betterment of his surroundings, in order to give back to Africa. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Legendary Cameroonian footballer Samuel Eto’o has set his sights on education as he seeks to acquire new skills away from the soccer pitch.

It won't be easy, but it will open new doors to me. He has 118 caps with Cameroon, having led the Indomitable Lions to 4 World Cup appearances - 1998, 2002, 2010 and 2014. His betting firm Beto'o is based in Cameroon and he hopes to apply the business principles he will learn towards the continuity of his firm. Eto’o had a trophy-laden professional career in Spain and Italy but enjoyed much of his club success at Barcelona, where he played from 2004 to 2009.

The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). “When you’re a footballer, you pay people to take care of your career and things generally. Thank you. The ex- Barcelona and Inter Milan star now hopes his studies will …

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“But when it’s up to you to manage people, and you want to develop them, you practically need to learn new skills. "I agreed to let them use my image following months of talks, as I was touched by their faith in Africa. Here’s What We Learned About Nadia Buari When She Played “Put... Stonebwoy Reveals 5 Things He Always Carries In His Bag.

They have been good enough to let me take a specialised course.

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But once it is down to you to manage them, and you want them to grow, you need to acquire new skills.

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"When you are a footballer you pay others to look after your business interests. So I will resume my studies, to learn business management.". He has also invested in football with the construction of a world class complex in Libreville,Gabon which serves as an academy. And he said that the main reason for him undertaking business management is to be able to give back to Africa through the operations of his betting company. Subscribe to He became very exceptional during his time with Barcelona from 2004 to 2009. Cameroonian soccer legend Samuel Eto'o is off to study business management at the prestigious Harvard Business School at the beginning of next year.

These cookies do not store any personal information. Submit your stories now via social or: Pulse NG is Nigeria's new media publisher. Towards the end of his career, he had short stints at Chelsea, Everton and eventually Qatar Sports Club. Ghana Music Awards USA Comes Off October 10 – Here Are... A List Of Songs Shatta Wale Has Released In 2018, Here Are All The Songs Recorded By Sarkodie, A List Of Songs Shatta Wale Has Released In 2017. — African football legend, Samuel Eto’o, has been hauled to court by his son for not paying maintenance. The four-time African Player of the Year winner announced his retirement from football at the age of 38 in September. African football legend Samuel Eto’o says he wants to use his business management studies at Harvard Business School in the USA to give back to Africa.

He spent 18 million euros in the purchase of a “haunted” mansion in Italy. Cameroonian legend Samuel Eto’o Fils has gained admission to study Business Management at Harvard University in the United States. Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? Monday 12 October 2020 Economy. Samuel Eto'o has decided to make his enterprises be of huge benefit to the community at large and that is something worth applauding. Que, one half of the Distruction Boyz, has released a new gqom single 'Night Vision' ahead of his much-anticipated EP release. For other inquiries, Contact Us. The now retired soccer legend says he wants to use his studies at Harvard to 'give back to Africa'. The legend has probably understood that being a footballer only requires physical and technical strength, but managing a company or people requires intellectual and moral strength.

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The former Barcelona and Inter Milan star enjoyed a very illustrious football career filled with plenty and plenty of goals and trophies. He appeared at four World Cup finals with the Indomitable Lions – 1998, 2002, 2010 and 2014 – playing in eight matches and scoring three goals.

African football legend Samuel Eto’o says he wants to use his business management studies at Harvard Business School in the USA to give back to Africa. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. 24/7 live news & videos, Join 10,000 others, get the latest African business trends, profiles and news straight to your inbox. Check out all of OkayAfrica's playlists on Spotify and Apple Music. "I will go to Harvard University in January. Eto'o is said to be planning to join Harvard University to study business management and acquire the necessary intellectual skills that would help him in his entrepreneurial life.