Football legend Samuel Eto’o has revealed that he is doing fine after surviving a horror car crash in his home country Cameroon.
Eto’o was returning from his kid brother’s wedding when his car was hit by a bus on the morning of Sunday, November 8, 2020.
According to reports, the 39-year-old was immediately taken to hospital for treatment.
Cameroonian journalist Martin Camus tweeted a picture of the car the former Barcelona striker damaged from the crash.
In an Instagram post, the striker shared a host of photos from the wedding he attended and also revealed that he suffered no physical harm.
Cameroon 🇨🇲 legend Samuel Eto’o has been involved in a car accident on his way from Nkongsamba in western Cameroon to Douala. He is out of danger, according to reports. pic.twitter.com/aBlgoxDEz3
— Usher Komugisha (@UsherKomugisha) November 8, 2020
“On the way back, I had an unfortunate car accident, which almost made me forget my dance moves from the night before,” part of his statement on social media read.
“But I want to reassure you, I am doing very well. Thanks be unto the Lord, for getting us out of it miraculously without physical harm.”
Eto’o played for Cameroon for 17 years winning two Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) titles and an Olympic Gold with the U-23.
@setoo9 va bien
Victime d'un violent accident de la circulation au niveau de Nkongsamba, il ya qq heures, alors qu'il rentrait de l'Ouest Cameroun, le Meilleur buteur de l'histoire des Lions Indomptables que j'ai personnellement eu au téléphone, se porte bien.À Dieu la gloire pic.twitter.com/0JFMqzcOF2
— Martin Camus MIMB#NsangNkong (@martinmimb) November 8, 2020
His club career was even more prolific with three Champions League trophies, four league titles, and several other cup titles with Barcelona and Inter Milan.
He also played for the likes of Chelsea, Everton, and other clubs across Europe. He was African Player of the Year four times and once finished third in the FIFA World Player of the Year ranking.