Samuel Eto'o: Cameroon football legend survives tragic car crash

Samuel Eto'o: Cameroon football legend survives tragic car crash

- 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

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Former Barcelona and Inter Milan star Samuel Eto'o has cheated death after he was involved in a tragic road accident.

Samuel Eto'o: Cameroon football legend survives tragic car crash
The ex-footie is understood to have sustained head injuries after the accident. Photo by Quality Sport.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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