Samuel Eto’o in hospital after car crash

Samuel Eto'o is reportedly in hospital after his car was hit by a bus in his homeland Cameroon

Samuel Eto’o is in hospital with a minor head injury after being involved in a car crash in his native Cameroon, according to reports.

France Football claim the former striker will undergo further examinations at the hospital after his car was hit by a bus.

The collision reportedly happened near Nkongsamba as Eto’o was driving home from a wedding.

Samuel Eto'o is reportedly in hospital after his car was hit by a bus in his homeland Cameroon

The former striker was said to be on the way home from a wedding when the crash happened

The former striker was said to be on the way home from a wedding when the crash happened

Pictures have emerged of Eto’o’s car showing the huge extent of damage on the front of vehicle.

Reports say that no one died as a result of the crash, with the BBC quoting one of his relatives.

Pictures appear to show he was lucky to avoid a more serious injury after the incident

Eto’o retired from football just over a year ago, after a lengthy and successful career.

The Cameroonian played for Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, and Chelsea among many others, winning multiple league titles, as well as three Champions League trophies.

He is also an Olympic gold medallist, and won the African Cup of Nations with Cameroon in 2000 and 2002.

He is the Indomitable Lions’ all-time leading goal scorer, having found the net 49 times in 97 games for his country.