Cameroon football legend, Samuel Eto’o is not happy about the reported slave trade in Libya.

But he is more uncomfortable by reports claiming he paid for the flight tickets of Cameroonian immigrants from Libya back home.

The former FC Barcelona, Chelsea and Inter Milan striker said in an Instagram post written in French that the "rumor is profoundly unfounded".

“Several sites circulated a rumor that I would have given money to each returning migrant, in relation to a current issue. This rumor is absolutely unfounded!

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“I would like to take this opportunity, dear brothers and sisters, to emphasize that love prevents more harm than money can solve.

“So, let's not waste our precious time looking for thrills at the expense of afflicted people, but use this time to prevent other brothers from being deprived of their dignity.

“Do not just react when we can prevent, because among these victims are certainly people who were our neighbors at a given moment, but to whom we did not deign to look kindly.

“Let's build our Africa by having a positive impact on each other! #Stopdistraction impactpositif #plusdamour #lafriquecestcheznous #adrenaline”

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