Original title: Eto'o recalls Inter Milan’s Champions League victory and fights to death without winning.
The Italian Sky Sports station is called E po c'e Cattelan The talk show recently invited Eto'o, a famous Cameroonian who had played for Inter Milan, and the "Cheetah" recalled the past that helped Inter Milan win the 2010 Triple Crown.
Eto'o helped Inter Milan achieve the Triple Crown in 2010
In 2010, Inter Milan The Champions League final defeated Bayern Munich and became the first team in Italian football history to win Serie A, Coppa Italia and the Champions League in a single season.
Eto'o revealed some stories before the Champions League final, "Mourinho spoke before the game and he said,'Now, let Samuel (Eto'o) tell us, How can we win the championship tonight. "I really want to thank him for saying these things."
"In the final, if you have the belief that you will win, then you may win the championship, but if you just If you go to the game, then you may be disappointed. Every one of us knows how hard we went through before reaching the final. We eliminated Chelsea and Barcelona. Inter Milan had not won the Champions League for more than 40 years. Now."
"At the time, I said, I have participated in many finals, but this is the most special one I have participated in. We have to do something for a lot of Inter people."
"I said, we must win the Champions League, otherwise we will die on the court. We must fight to the death on the court and try to bring the championship home, or we will die on the court. Fortunately, everything progresses. It went well. After I finished my speech, I found that Julio Cesar was crying."
In the end, Inter Milan scored twice with Diego Milito’s score, 2-0 at the Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid. Defeated Bayern and successfully won the Champions League trophy.
Eto'o confirmed that he chose to come to Inter Milan because of Materazzi. "This is true. I came to Inter because of Materazzi. I would like to take this opportunity to tell him Thanks, because I didn’t know him well at the time, but one day I received a text message from Materazzi in Cameroon."
"I called Albertini and he was My teammate at Barcelona at the time, I asked him if the person who sent the text message was really Materazzi. After 5 minutes, he confirmed to me that this person was Materazzi. Therefore, if I could Inter play, thanks to Materazzi."
Although Eto'o’s Inter Milan career is successful, his career has not been smooth sailing. He also encountered difficulties. "I never fear me. I will not succeed in football because I know I have talent, but I am a little afraid of dogs. I was bitten on my knee by a dog and left a big scar. It is a very big dog."
"In Africa, we often don't have many opportunities, so sometimes you will doubt yourself. When I joined Real Madrid, I thought that was my way. I don't care what happens in the future. I must seize this opportunity. "
"The reason why I can join Real Madrid, I have to thank a player named Piri. He saw my performance against the Ivory Coast youth team. He called me and told me to go to Real Madrid. Trial. At first I didn't believe him, but when I got there, I saw Carlos, Raul, Redondo, and the coach at the time Capello, I knew it was true."
"I remember after the training, Capello came over and said to me,'You have to stay here.'" It's just that Eto'o didn't succeed in Real Madrid. He got it from Real Madrid's old enemy Barcelona. success.
Eto'o talked about some behind-the-scenes stories of Barcelona's defeat of Manchester United in the 2009 UEFA Champions League final. "We prepared very easily. When we came to the dressing room, it seemed that we were just here to complete the final finishing touches. ."
"That final was very special. When we warmed up and returned to the locker room before finishing the game, Guardiola turned off the lights and he showed us the Gladiator movie, which gave us a lot of energy." Barcelona finally won 2-0 with goals from Eto'o and Messi.
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