LOKOMOTIV MOSCOW defender Innokenty Samokhvalov has tragically died aged 22 after suffering suspected heart failure during a solo training session.
Samokhvalov was training on his own to keep fit during quarantine with the Russian football suspended over the coronavirus pandemic.
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The club confirmed their centre-back leaves behind a wife and son.
A statement read: “FC Lokomotiv is shocked by what happened. Samokhvalov left a wife and a son.
“This is a huge sorrow for our family. We express our condolences to his family and friends.
“Kesha was a kind, helpful person and a good friend.”
Samokhvalov was playing his football for Kazanka, the club’s reserve team, but was hoping to break into the Lokomotiv senior squad.
Alexander Grishin, head coach of Kazanka of the Russian third division, said of the news: “It’s horrible. The doctors have told us the cause of death was heart failure.
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“If the doctors allowed him to train then we must assume he did not have any problems.”
Samokhvalov joined Lokomotiv Moscow in 2015 but failed to make an appearance for the first team.
Russia is in lockdown until April 30 while competitive football has been postponed until May 31.