Eto’o knees blogger in viral World Cup video

DOHA, Dec 6 — Former Cameroon Entire world Cup star Samuel Eto’o went into hiding Tuesday after showing up to knee an Algerian blogger in the facial area in a viral video.

The 41-yr-previous Cameroon federation president and ambassador for the Qatar Globe Cup flew into a rage immediately after currently being approached as he left Brazil’s 4-1 earn around South Korea in Doha on Monday evening.

The movie showed the four-time African player of the calendar year breaking cost-free from individuals in search of to restrain him and kneeing the confront of the blogger, named as Sadouni SM.

The person fell again just after getting struck. Eto’o was pulled absent and has not commented or been found given that.

A Cameroon federation formal said that former Barcelona striker Eto’o did not want to discuss about the incident.

The African football legend was surrounded as quickly as he left the 974 Stadium where the round of 16 match was performed.

Carrying a blue baseball cap, he is observed permitting selfies with some followers right before he was approached by the Algerian.

It is not identified what remark was designed, but Eto’o handed his cell phone to a male right before surging at the blogger to supply the blow with his knee.

Sadouni SM claimed in a movie posted on the web Tuesday that his digicam and microphone had been “smashed” in the incident.

“He hit me,” the person provides, pointing to his chin.

Cameroon conquer Algeria on absent targets in a Environment Cup qualifier this calendar year and Algeria later on condemned the referee.

“I did all that for Algeria,” Sadouni SM claims in the video.

“I am at the law enforcement station now for the inquiry.

“This video have to be shared. As Eto’o is a movie star I am scared they will cover up the inquiry, but I trust the Qatari police,” he included.

Qatar’s Environment Cup organising committee did not immediately comment on the incident. Eto’o toured Senegal, Cameroon and Ghana in August to advertise the Globe Cup.

The previous international has a historical past of fiery outbursts, receiving a three-mathc ban in 2010 for headbutting an opponent though taking part in for Inter. — Bernama

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