ChelseaDownload App

Ex-Girlfriend of Samuel Eto'o Says Chelsea Striker Is 39

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19:  (L-R) Chelsea players Samuel Eto'o and Eden Hazard warm up prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on January 19, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorFebruary 26, 2014

The ex-girlfriend of Samuel Eto’o has weighed in on the furore regarding the age of the Chelsea striker, claiming he is actually 39.

There has been rumours of a bust-up between the Cameroon striker and Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho after the Portuguese coach was overheard joking about his age, according to Graeme Yorke of the Daily Mail.

The player's ex, Anna Barranca, has now weighed in, telling The Sun (subscription required) that the forward is not 32.

It was evident Samuel was older than the age he said he was when he first came to Europe. I think Samuel is not 35 he is more 39. Samuel was born in 1974 and so that makes him 39 now.

We will see if Eto’o, whatever his actual age, leads the Chelsea line against Galatasaray in the Champions League tonight. 

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices