Antalyaspor striker Samuel Eto’o has sent US president Barack Obama a signed shirt from his new team and shared it on Instagram.
Eto’o wrote the following message on the Antalyaspor shirt: “From a son of Cameroon to the worlds most powerful man.”
The Cameroon international was recently awarded the 2015 Golden Foot at a gala in Monaco.
The experienced striker became the second African to win the Golden Foot award after Didier Drogba won it in 2013.
Eto’o joins a prestigious list of winners including Iniesta (2014), Drogba (2013), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2012), Ryan Giggs (2011), Francesco Totti (2010), Ronaldinho (2009), Roberto Carlos (2008), Alessandro Del Piero (2007), Ronaldo de Lima (2006), Andriy Shevchenko (2005), Pavel Nedved (2004) and Roberto Baggio (2003).
The 34-year-old has hit the ground running at Antalyaspor scoring five goals in his first five games.
The Cameroon international has previously played for Chelsea, Anzhi, Inter and Barcelona. Eto’o has won everything from the La Liga to the Serie A and two Champions League trophies. The prolific striker was also part of the Chelsea side that finished the 2013 Europa League as runners-up.