Cameroonian professional footballer, Samuel Eto’o has been hospitalized with a minor head injury after being involved in a car accident in the country.
The 39-year old Barcelona legend was traveling home from a family wedding celebration when his vehicle was struck by a public bus on the Nkongsamba-Douala Road on Sunday morning, November 8m 2020.
It was gathered that, he suffered a head injury and was immediately rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Cameroonian journalist, Martin Camus tweeted a picture of Eto’o’s damaged vehicle alongside the caption:
“The crushed car Samuel Eto’o was in.
I can confirm that he is fine, we spoke again. Doctors taking care of additional examinations.”
The photos shows Eto’o’s car smashed from the front after the accident.
France Football also confirmed that Eto’o will undergo further examinations at the hospital where he is currently hospitalized.
Samuel Eto’o, who retired from football a year ago, after a lengthy and successful career played for Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, and Chelsea among many others, winning multiple league titles, as well as 3 Champions League trophies.
The superstar footballer is also an Olympic gold medallist and won the African Cup of Nations with Cameroon in 2000 and 2002. He is currently the all-time leading goal scorer, having scored 49 times in 97 appearances for Cameroon.