Cameroon legend wins 2015 Golden Foot award

In the ceremony held in Monaco the three times African Cup of Nations was handed his plaque

 

FC Barcelona and African legend Samuel Eto'o has been named the 2015 Golden Foot award winner.

In the ceremony held in Monaco the three times African Cup of Nations  was handed his plaque.

The 34-year-old, who has starred with five goals in his first five games in Turkey, won the prize awarded to active players above the age of 28 for their contributions both on and off the field.

The retired Cameroon captain joined an illustrious list of former winners and followed last year's winner Andres Iniesta.

He took to his Twitter to revealed that he is honoured to have been name the winner of the prestigious award.

Eto'o is only the second African to win the Golden Foot award after Didier Drogba won it in 2013.

Previous winners are Iniesta (2014), Drogba (2013), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2012), Ryan Giggs (2011), Francesco Totti (2010), Ronaldinho (2009), Roberto Carlos (2008), Alessandro Del Piero (2007), Ronaldo de Lima (2006), Andriy Shevchenko (2005), Pavel Nedved (2004) and Roberto Baggio (2003).

Watch this Samuel  Eto'o video below

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