This Saturday a new edition of the Classic of Spain is played, when the Real Madrid host Barcelona, in which the new leader of the League could come out, as long as the Atletico Madrid, who for now is the pointer, have a setback against Betis on Sunday.
There have been several players who throughout his career, they have worn both shirts and have obtained titles. However, there is only one, who has been crowned in the Champions League with both clubs, one of the largest in the world, and that is Samuel Eto’o.
ETO’O WON HIS FIRST CHAMPIONS IN 2000
Long before arriving at Barcelona, Samuel Eto’o arrived at Real Madrid for the 98-99 season and a year later, in the 99-2000, the Cameroonian player was part of the white team that won the Champions League in that season, in the Final played at the Stade de France in Paris and in which the merengue team beat Valencia 3-0, being the first Final to be played with teams from the same country.
The situation with Eto’o is that the Cameroonian was registered in the squad for that tournament with the white team, although in that Champions League he only played three games for a total of 54 minutes, so it practically went unnoticed at the time, but he was part of the Champion team.
WITH BARCELONA HE GOT TWO: 2006 AND 2009
Six years later already consolidated as one of the FC Barcelona figures led by Frank Rijkaard and who had stars such as Ronaldinho, the Mexican central Rafael Márquez and Carles Puyol, Samuel Eto’o won his first Champions League with the Blaugrana team in the 2005-06 season, by defeating Arsenal in the Final 2-1, with one of his goals included.
Three years later, already with Lionel Messi consolidated as the main figure in the Blaugrana team, Eto’o again was decisive to win the Champions League in 2009 against Manchester United, after defeating them 2-0 in the Final, with a goal from Cameroon and another from La Pulga.
WON HIS THIRD CHAMPIONS WITH INTER IN 2010
One year after his second title with Barcelona in the Champions League, Eto’o who by then was already playing in the Inter de Milan, He won his third orejona now with the Lombard team, being a starter in the Final that they beat him 2-0 at Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabéu, with two goals from Diego Milito.