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Affectionate message of Leo Messi to Samuel Eto'or after his retirement

Published:8/09/2019 - 17:01h

Updated:8/09/2019 - 17:04h

Some days ago, Samuel Eto'o decided to announce his retirement, and has received numerous praises of his ex teammates. Leo Messi also send him an affectionate message through the social networks

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It does hardly some days, Samuel Eto'or announced his withdrawal, and the world of the football has dumped to applaud to a historical forward. To his 38 years, the one of Duala has gone through Spain, Italy, Russia, England, Turkey and Qatar, and after a lot of seasons in action has decided that has arrived his moment to hang the boots. The majority of his mates save an enormous memory of the Cameroonian.

Leo Messi has been one of the last in sending him a message to express him his affection with a fun publication in the social networks. The African shined in the Camp Nou between 2004 and 2009 and assisted in first row to the explosion of the Argentinian in the football of elite. Both forged a relation that goes further of the changing room culé, and the one of Rosario wanted to express it with some felt words.

"Already you decided to stop, Samu? I thought that you would arrive to the 40 at least... All the luck of world in what you want to do from now, genius", kidded the '10', accompanying the text with a photo of both embraced celebrating a goal. Beside Ronaldinho formed one of the most remembered tridents of the history of the club, in the starts of a glorious era that still today perdura, and in which the canterano is key piece.

The two attackers left his stamp in numerous Barcelona conquests in Spain, and also went determinants in Champions. First, in 2006, with the 'orejona' conquered in Paris to the orders of Frank Rijkaard; and later, in 2009, with the one of Rome, in the only campaign in which the tip held a taut relation with Pep Guardiola, to the that still today has not forgiven.

The ex of the Mallorca considers to Messi the best player of the history, and repeats it in all his public interventions. After having the privilege to know him and share team with him, is convinced that there is not another equal, and confirms, one and again, that the feeling is mutual. Although the words sound to farewell, his goals and all the trophies shared already are imborrables.

Eto'Or angered with Guardiola by Messi

Although they carry very well and they share a big friendship, Eto'or does not hide that it angered with Guardiola by Messi. The Cameroonian accuses to the technician to favour to the Argentinian in a period in which it was in his best moment of form, and of not knowing read the tuning that already existed in the changing room. His crashes have been many along the years, and finish with the leading way of the Inter of Milan.

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