Samuel Eto'o ( born 10 March 1981) plays as a striker for Italian Serie A club Internazionale and is currently captain of the Cameroon national team. Eto'o scored over 100 goals in five seasons for Barcelona, and is also the record holder in number of appearances by an African player in La Liga. As a member of the Cameroon national team, he won the 2000 Olympics; he has participated in two World Cups and five African Nations Cups (being champion twice), and is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the African Nations Cup, with 18 goals. Eto'o originally joined Real Madrid in 1997 but was loaned out to Leganes, Espanyol and Mallorca who he signed for in 1999. Eto'o left Mallorca as the club's all-time leading domestic league scorer (54 goals) when he signed for Barcelona in 2004 for a fee of €24 million. In 2009 Eto'o signed for Internazionale when Barcelona and Inter agreed an exchange for Zlatan Ibrahimović to join the club in exchange for Eto'o and €46 million.