Cameroon Legend Samuel Eto'o Shares Moments From Kimpembe's Charity Event

Cameroon Legend Samuel Eto'o Shares Moments From Kimpembe's Charity Event

  • Samuel Eto'o has shared moments from Presnel Kimpembe's charity event
  • The former Barcelona star met several footballers such as Kylian Mbappe
  • Eto'o encouraged Kimpembe to continue his support for the less privileged

Former Barcelona and Cameroon forward, Samuel Eto'o has lauded Paris Saint-Germain defender, Presnel Kimpembe for hosting a successful charity event in France last week.

The French defender, through his Strong3r foundation, invited his PSG teammates and some legends of the game to solicit for funds to support the less privileged.

Eto'o, one of the football greats invited to the event, praised Kimpembe for his charitable work as he met other players including Kylian Mbappe.

Samuel Eto'o. Presnel Kimpembe, Kylian Mbappe, France, Charity
Samuel Eto'o lauded France defender Presnel Kimpembe for his charity work and met Kylian Mbappe. Credit: @SamuelEtoo
Source: Twitter
"Thank you Kimpembe and Strong3r for bringing us all together for a good cause - such a fantastic evening," wrote Eto'o on his official Twitter account.

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Several other footballrs came out to support the 2018 World Cup winner, who has been actively involved in helping young children around the world.

Kimpembe has been sidelined with an injury that kept him out of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Meanwhile, Eto'o - the President of the Cameroonian Football Federation - is working on improving the state of football in his native country, introducing new policies for the sake of the game.

The Cameroonian enjoyed a legendary career, winning several titles with Barcelona, and remains the only player to win back-to-back trebles with two different clubs.

Mbappe and Hakimi meet Eto'o

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on PSG stars, Achraf Hakimi and Mbappe meeting Samuel Eto'o, the former La Blaugrana forward.

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The duo shared a heartwarming moment with the legendary Cameroonian at a charity event in France.

In a video shared on social media, Hakimi and Mbappe were excited to be in the presence of the Cameroon Football Federation president.

Eto'o pays tribute to M'Bami

President of the Cameroonian Football Federation, Eto'o paid an emotional tribute to former teammate Modeste M'Bami, who died on January 7, 2023.

The former Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille player passed away after suffering a heart attack at the age of only 40.

Eto'o and M'Bami played together for the Indomitable Lions, winning gold at the Olympic Games in 2000.