Jovetic, who is currently on loan at Inter this season, discovered that Milivoje Raicevic had torn his cruciate knee ligaments in August and was unable to afford to pay for the surgery that was required.
Despite having never spoken to Raicevic in his life, Jovetic got in touch with his 22-year-old countryman and offered his help in a heartwarming story.
"When he heard what had happened and discovered that my club doesn't have the enough money to send me to Augsburg following a misdiagnosis in Montenegro, Jovetic called me and offered his help," Raicevic told UEFA.com.
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"He arranged for me to meet a doctor who helped him when he had the same injury [in 2010].
“Jovetic covered all examination costs and also paid for surgery, which I had a few days ago in Serbia."
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Jovetic began his career at Mladost Podgorica, the arch rivals of Raicevic’s club Buducnost, which makes the story all the more special for fans in Montenegro.
"All I can do is say many, many thanks and promise to Stevan that I will be back next season, scoring goals for him," Raicevic said.
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