Soccer Player Samuel Eto’o Signed A $87 Million Contract With Russian Club Anzhi

Samuel Eto'o

Anzhi Makhachkala just made a deal with Samuel Eto’o, making him the highest paid soccer player in the world, according to

Eto’o, who is currently with Inter Milan, reportedly signed a 3-year contract, worth $29 million a year to play with the Russian team. Anzhi also paid a transfer fee of $39 million.


“Anzhi spokesman German Tkachenko told the Gazzetta dello Sport on Tuesday that there are still some formalities to put in order, but that “we have closed the deal, and within 45 minutes there will be an official announcement.””