Sobolev received the Fair Play Award for Exemplary Behavior and Courage
MOSCOW, 25 Nov – Forward of the Moscow “Spartak” Alexander Sobolev received the award “For exemplary behavior and bravery” from the European Committee of Fair Play for providing first aid to the player of Grozny “Akhmat” Zoran Nizich, according to the microblog of the Russian Football Union (RFU) on Twitter.
Nizich on August 14, 2020, in the Russian championship match against Spartak (victory of the “red-whites” – 2: 0) lost consciousness after hitting the ball in the head. Sobolev, who kicked the ball, provided first aid to the Akhmat player. The Grozny club footballer was diagnosed with a mild concussion.