Eto'o is one of Barça’s top ten all-time goalscorers
Samuel Eto'o’s strike against Seville was his 111th in competitive games for Barça, which pulls him level with the tenth best record in the history of the club.
Samuel Eto'o was right when he said that the best is always yet to come. He continues to improve
even his high standards and set new personal bests. He achieved the most recent on Saturday away at
Seville at Sánchez Pizjuán (0-3) when he became the equal tenth highest goalscorer in the history
111 goals and a new record
The striker notched his 111th goal in a competitive game for Barça, which pulls him level
with Eulogio Martínez in tenth place in the table of highest goalscorers in the club’s
If Eto’o is able to continue with his fine form over the next few months, he could well
climb further up to third place over Rivaldo, who scored 130 goals for Barça.
This season the Cameroon striker is ramping up his goal
scoring records. He has already beaten the 100 goals barrier and forged ahead of legendary Barça
stars such as Asensi (103), Evaristo (105), Zaldúa (107) and Luis Enrique (109).
He has also notched up 15 goals in 17 outings, which is an average of 0.88 goals per game.
Five seasons scoring goals
In his fifth season at FC Barcelona, Samuel Eto'o is keeping up the high standards he has
always set. Over that period he averages 0.67 goals per game, having found the net on 111 occasions
in 166 competitive matches.