Inter Milan superkid Joel Obi: Eto’o like father to me

Inter Milan whizkid Joel Obi admits he will miss former teammate Samuel Eto'o.

Inter Milan whizkid Joel Obi admits he will miss former teammate Samuel Eto'o.

Obi admits Eto'o was "like a father to me" before he left Inter for his bank busting move to Anzhi in the summer.

The Nigeria international midfielder said: "We will miss him very much, because he is a great player not only on the field, but also outside.

"He really helped me and Inter's other young players to improve in the game. We're all very loyal and I hope God will follow him wherever he goes.

"Eto'o is humble, kind and always intervenes when there is some misunderstanding on the field. He was like a father to me and feels very much missed."

 
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