FOOTBALL fans have praised SK Brann star Bard Finne after his incredible display of sportsmanship.
Finne was chasing a through ball and appeared to be winning a footrace with Odd star Sondre Solholm when the defender pulled up injured.
Solholm appeared to tweak his hamstring and tried desperately to keep up with Finne.
Fortunately for him and his side, Finne decided to stop play and kicked the ball out of play so his opponent could receive treatment.
Solholm was substituted with the score level at 0-0, but Odd coped well in his absence and won the game 2-0.
Nevertheless fans were impressed with the sportsmanship on display and praised Finne.
One reacted saying: “Wow! Humanity at its best. Great sportsmanship.”
Another added: “Real compassion ❤️”
A third said: “I would give the Fair Play Award to Brann striker, Bard Finne for doing this in a Norweigan Premier League match. Top level sportsmanship.”
However not everyone agreed and some criticised Finne, suggesting he should have tried to score.
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One fan said: “Nothing to applaud here, he should have tried to score first.”
Another added: “He would be dropped next game if I was gaffer 🤦🏻♂️”