What They're Saying: Dimitrij Nazarov

“I hope that the DFL will turn a blind eye. I know that none of this is allowed and hope that they show some humanity. He just saved our lives. Who knows what would have happened if he hadn’t reacted so quickly? That’s why the goal celebrations went to him."

-- Azerbaijan midfielder Dimitrij Nazarov after scoring the winner for German second division club Erzgebirge Aue in its 1-0 at Nuremberg and then embracing his coach, Thomas Romeyke, in violation of the German league's coronavirus health protocols. Romeyke, who doubles at the team bus driver, managed to guide the bus to safety when it was hit by flying vehicle parts from an accident on the freeway on the way to Nuremberg. (AFP)
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