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A-Z of the 2000s: Samuel Eto’o

The greatest son of his nation and a true African legend, Samuel Eto’o would forge a unique path to immortality at Barcelona in 2000s

The World Cup Series: 1986 and 1990

Join host Jim Hart and World Cup experts Steven Scragg and Stuart Horsfield as they look back at Diego Maradona’s sublime 1986 finals, taking Argentina to glory, and perhaps the most romanticised…

Samuel Eto’o: footballer, goalscorer, winner and humanitarian

Illustration by Federico Manasse To be celebrated as the greatest and most successful footballer your home continent has ever produced would induce great pride in any individual. When that same individual places…

The Indomitable Lions and Africa’s false dawn

In 1977, Pelé predicted that an African team would win the World Cup before the year 2000, but this was widely met with scepticism by those who had seen the dismal efforts…