The midfielder of CSKA and the Croatian national team Nikola Vlasic was named the best footballer in Russia in 2020 according to the newspaper “Sport-Express”. The voting results are published on the website of the edition.
Vlašić scored 251 points in the voting. In second place is midfielder Oleksiy Miranchuk, who moved from Lokomotiv to Atalanta this summer. He scored 113 points. Third place was taken by Spartak midfielder Roman Zobnin with 106 points. The fourth was Krasnodar goalkeeper Matvey Safonov (98), and Zenit forward Artem Dziuba (82) became the fifth.