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Spartak Moscow donate half a million rubles to 102-year-old fan

Otto Fischer, who lives in Kopeisk — over 1,500 kilometres from the Russian capital — had more than €11,000 taken.

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A 102-YEAR-OLD Spartak Moscow fan, who had money stolen from his home, has received a donation of more than €7,000 from the club.

Otto Fischer, who lives in Kopeisk — over 1,500 kilometres from the Russian capital — had more than €11,000 taken by an intruder.

Upon hearing the news, Spartak players donated money to help Fischer, while the club are set to give him a share of the ticket sales from Saturday’s home game against Kuban Krasnodar.

“I am very glad to get this help,” Fischer said, in quotes reported by Russia Today.

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“I bow my head to everyone who helped me in this situation.

“If I get another opportunity to see another game, I certainly will with great pleasure.

“We have a saying: It is better to see something once than to hear about it one hundred times.”

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