Lukas Podolski unharmed in car crash

Cologne says Germany forward Lukas Podolski escaped unhurt when

he crashed his car into another vehicle while driving to training

on Monday.

Police say a three people in the car hit by Podolski were taken

to be examined in a hospital as a precaution.

Cologne quotes Podolski as saying ”thank God, nothing much


Podolski is nursing a left-calf injury sustained in the 3-0 loss

on Friday against Borussia Moenchengladbach.