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Inter Milan ace Eto'o: I am not greatest African

Inter Milan's four-time African Player of the year winner Samuel Eto'o insists he's not the greatest.

Eto'o has now surpassed Abedi Pele and George Weah, who took the title three times each in the past, and added to the titles he claimed in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

But he told the Confederation of African Football (CAF) website, "To win footballer of the year four times is to create a new record but I don't think it gives me the right to say I am the best.

"There were greats in previous generations who had different challenges and situations to me.

"You can't really compare."

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