Most Goals In Football: Eto’o Condemns European Journalists For Favouring Ronaldo Against Pele
By Amaechi Agbo
Former Africa Footballer of the Year and Cameroon legend, Samuel Eto’o has criticised the European media over their reported claims that Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has equalled Pele of Brazil highest goal scored in football history, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
Ronaldo scored last two weeks as his club Juventus won the Italian Super Cup against Napoli and his goal was recorded reportedly as his 760 career goals thereby beating Pele of Brazil and Josef Bican 759 goals.
Reacting to the discrepancies on the right figure, Eto’o who played for Chelsea, Inter Milan and Barcelona berated the European media for their favoritism and called on them to show respect to other continents.
“Okay say it was me who scored those 760 goals, do you think you guys at media streams would say ” Eto’o broke Pele’s goal record?” hBy enthused
“I know you wouldn’t say that, you would stick to the Pele’s 1000 record goals and polish them to make it official.
“You guys are the biggest problem in football, causing chaos with your stats. Most of you media people you were very young back then when Pele was playing but you know everything about his goals like you were in that generation of Journalists.
“Unfortunately most of the journalists who were there has passed away, they would bring more relevant facts than you if they were still alive,” he said.
Eto’o who helped Inter Milan to win their first ever treble in 2010 under coach Jose Mourinho also accused the European Journalists of giving less credence to Africa footballers pedigree when the shine like stars in the globe.
“I have monitored your biased writings since I was still a Player. There was this one season whereby Yaya Toure was on top of his game as a defensive midfielder he scored 20+ goals in one Season and won the league and African cup of nations but you gave all the Awards and Credit to your own continent favorites just to discredit his Wonderful work.
“You are not a good atmosphere in football. Thank you”
Many other football players and legends have voiced their concern over who have scored the highest goal in world football with Czech Republic Football Association discrediting reports that Credited Ronaldo with the highest goal in world football.