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Ivory Coast’s Serge Aurier helps save Mali’s Moussa Doumbia’s life

PSG defender Serge Aurier helped save the life of one of his opponents during Ivory Coast’s win over Mali.

Moussa Doumbia collapsed during the early stages of the World Cup qualifier between the west African rivals and is said to have started swallowing his tongue.

Right back Aurier was quick to put Doumbia on his side to help him and later visited the player in hospital

Serge Aurier came to the aid of Moussa Doumbia after the Mali player swallowed his tongue

‘Doumbia fell and was swallowing his own tongue and Serge was one of the first to arrive and help,’ said Mali boss Fousseni Diawara.

‘That’s when Aurier, with one of our players, quickly put him on his side and pulled out his tongue, because he was about to lose his life.’ 

‘There is one thing nobody is talking about, which is the manner in which he helped a Malian on the pitch.’

Via Dail Mail

*** And he didn’t need a green card for his heroic deed!

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