Former Spartak Moscow football player Alexander Kozlov died at the age of 29, representatives of the Zorkiy club said (Kozlov was training at Zorkiy during the off-season).
The club did not specify the cause of Kozlov's death. His agent, Valery Oganesyan, has not given any comments yet. According to sports journalist Ivan Karpov, Kozlov had a blood clot.
"Kozlov came for a massage, but he did not feel well during the session. He fell and started wheezing. We tried to start a heart, it seemed to work. An ambulance arrived, but paramedics failed to save his life. A blood clot."
Spartak, for which Kozlov played in 2010-2016, and Fakel Voronezh, for which he played in 2016-2017, expressed their condolences to footballer's relatives.
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