Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev hit by Flare During Russia vs Montenegro

At the beginning of the Russia vs Montenegro match, less than one minute in, a flare from the stands came right down into Igor Akinfeev of Russia. Amazing video footage shows the incident clearly.

Police are investigating as to who did this. The match was postponed a while, but it eventually ensued. As for Akinfeev, he is in hospital as a precaution but the damage wasn’t life threatening.

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