Samuel Eto’o claims that neither Mohamed Salah nor Sadio Mane will win the Balon d’Or this year as African footballers do not receive the respect they deserve.
The annual prize, supposedly celebrating the best player on the planet for the previous year, will be dished out later this month in Milan, Italy.
Liverpool stars Salah and Mane certainly have their names in the hat after finishing as joint-top scorers in the Premier League and lifting the Champions League trophy in Madrid in June.
However, Eto’o cannot see either man getting the nod, despite suggesting there is no rational reason why they wouldn’t. Read more