Bulgaria striker Valeri Bojinov has become a hero in his homeland, but not for any antics on the pitch.
Bojinov, 27, is currently without a club but has played for Manchester City, Juventus, Fiorentina, Parma and Sporting Lisbon.
He was back in his native Bulgaria, shopping with his family at the Vitosha Park mall in Sofia, when a man appeared to suffer a fit.
Bojinov performed first aid on the man, who was reportedly choking on his own tongue, stabilising him until medics arrived.
"The man was on the ground and was no longer breathing," eyewitness Krum Savov, who happens to be a sports Read More »from Former Manchester City star saves man’s life