The Best African Football Players in history: Undoubtedly, in recent years, African football has grown and managed to get a very prominent participation in various international tournaments.
In addition to which, individually, many African players have “invaded” the best clubs in the world and have become in all the directories of world football.
here I propose to you who seems to me the best African football player of all time, of course, if you think that something is missing, you can add it or suggest adding it.
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Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon)
Samuel Eto’o Fils (Nkon, Douala, 10 March 1981) is a Cameroonian football player of the Bamun ethnic group. He also holds Spanish citizenship.
He is currently a center-forward for Italian Serie A Inter Milan and Team Cameroon, and was awarded African Footballer of the Year in 2003, 2004 and 2005, being the only player to achieve this three times.
In addition, he is the only player in history to win two triples in a row: Barcelona for the first time (2009) and Inter Milan the following year.
He is currently the 12th top scorer in League history with 161 goals in 278 games and the top scorer in Cameroonian team history with 41 goals in 86 games. He is the fourth top scorer in the history of FC Barcelona.
Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast)
He has scored more goals at Chelsea than at any other club and is the team’s sixth top goalscorer with 136 goals.
As a child, Drogba moved to France. After playing in youth teams, Drogba made his debut at the age of 18 in Ligue 2 with Le Mans.
Appearing with this team, he signed a professional contract at the age of 21, but it was not until the 2002-03 season that he showed his full potential, scoring 17 goals in 34 games against Guingamp in Ligue 1.
During this season, Drogba was first called up to the Ivory Coast national football team on 8 September 2002, scoring his first goal in that match in February 2003. He was then hired by Olympique Marseille in 2003 for £3.3m.
Drogba quickly became the team’s top scorer, finishing third in the 2003-04 season with 19 touchdowns.
He also scored 6 goals in the UEFA Cup, helping Olympique to the final of the competition, where he was defeated by Valencia.
Drogba joined Chelsea in the 2004-05 season after the club paid Olympique £24 million, making him the most expensive Ivorian player ever. Immediately after his arrival, Drogba became the fans’ favorite striker, scoring decisive goals in the Community Shield and in the Football League Cup final to help Chelsea win their first Premier League title.
Drogba became one of the best strikers in the world in 2006, winning a double league title with Chelsea in 2005-06 and being chosen as the undisputed captain of the Ivory Coast national football team.
Hossam Hassan (Egypt)
Very few footballers in the world can match the accomplishments of the legendary Egyptian Hossam Hassan during his long and distinguished career.
Hasan, the player with the most international appearances and the most goals scored by his national team in the history of African football, has amassed 83 goals and 170 international appearances in a full 21 years in the Pharaohs jersey.
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