- Samuel Eto'o is understood to have sustained head injuries in a car accident
- The Cameroonian legend was subsequently hospitalised with his condition said to be stable
- The Barca and Inter legend was coming from the west region of Cameroon during the incident
Former Barcelona and Inter Milan star Samuel Eto'o has cheated death after he was involved in a tragic road accident.
It is understood that the accident occurred on Sunday, November 8, in Douala, Cameroon.
Multiple reports including BBC report claimed that the ex-footie star is in a stable condition even as he continues to receive treatment at a yet to be identified hospital.
Photos of his car which have since surfaced online show the vehicle badly damaged in the front, with the 39-year-old thought to have suffered head injuries that had him hospitalised.
Eto'o enjoyed a glittering football career both at club and national level that saw him win a number of trophies.
While at Barcelona, he lifted four La Liga titles, three UEFA Champions League trophies and two Coppa Italia cups with Inter Milan.
He remains Cameroon's all-time highest goalscorer with 56 strikes to his name in more than 100 appearances for the Indomitable Lions.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Kelechi Iheanacho posted a man-of-the-match performance again as Leicester City defeated FC Braga in a Europa League fixture.
The Nigerian international drew first blood for the Foxes as he somehow found his way through the Braga defence and tucked home his shot to make it 1-0 after 21 minutes.
The 23-year-old was on song again two minutes after the restart as he shot took a deflection into the back of the net to make it 2-0.
Legit.ng also reported that Chelsea starlet George Nunn was left counting losses after he lost his luxurious £8,000 "James Bond" watch to muggers, a court has heard.
It is understood the youngster was robbed of the precious timepiece while in the company of his girlfriend, Libby Thompson.
According to SunSport, a court was told the muggers demanded the promising forward hands over his Omega Seamster watch.
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