– Samuel Eto’o has placed a bet that he will give a fan Mehmet Akdeniz €100,000 (about N34.4m) should his team Antalyaspor not finish in the top 10
– Eto’o took down the name and number of the lucky fan after meeting him


Mehmet Akdeniz, a fan of Turkish Super Lig side Antalyaspor, will spend the rest of the season dithering between wanting his team to win and wanting €100,000 (about N34.4m).

This follows a bet from Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o that he will give Mehmet Akdeniz €100,000 (about N34.4m) should his team Antalyaspor not finish in the top 10.

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has placed a bet that should his team Antalyaspor not finish in the top 10, he will give Mehmet Akdeniz €100,000.

The bet game started on Monday, October 17 Samuel Eto’o’s Antalyaspor side were seconds away from winning their first league game of the season at the seventh attempt, but Rizespor scored in stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw.

Shortly after the game, Eto’o went out to meet with many of the angered supporters after the match.

But he didn’t just promise they’d finish in the top 10 despite their shocking start, he put €100,000 of his money where his mouth is, Goal.com reports

One fan, named in Turkish press as Mehmet Akdeniz, asked Eto’o: “We have Besiktas next, what will the state of the team be and when will we win?”

Eto, who answered through an interpreter, told him: “We will finish in the top 10 of the Super Lig, I stand by what I said and my promise.

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“Believe me, I will give you €100,000 if we don’t finish in the top 10.”

Eto’o then took the name and number of the lucky fan.

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