Messi, C.Ronaldo and Guardiola have just made a donation of 1 million euros to fight the Covid-19 pandemic that is booming in Europe and many other parts of the world.
Covid-19 is booming in Europe and many other countries on other continents around the world. As a result of the corona virus pandemic, major sporting events around the world, including top European football leagues, are crippled.
In recent times, a lot of big stars, especially football players playing in Europe, are high-income people who have donated money and materials to serve the fight against corona virus.
Yesterday, striker Lionel Messi of the Barcelona Club exercised the right to donate to two hospitals, one in Barcelona, Spain and the other in Rosario, Argentina. According to ESPN’s sources, the total value of Messi making donations amounted to 1 million euros
“Thank you, Leo, for your dedication and support,” posted the Twitter account for Clinic Clinic last night.
Messi regularly supports hospitals in Barcelona. Last year through his foundation, the Argentinian striker called for a fundraiser to support Sant Joan de Deu Children’s Hospital.
Messi’s former mentor, coach Pep Guardiola, has also donated 1 million euros to the health system in Catalonia, in the northeastern region of Spain, which had 8,000 cases of Covid-19 infections, 200 deaths.
Guardiola’s donation goes to Barcelona Medical University and Angel Soler Daniel Foundation. A statement said the money would be used to purchase medical equipment in an emergency due to the Covid-19 effect.
Messi’s “rival’s victory” on the pitch is Cristiano Ronaldo, along with his agent Jorge Mendes, who have donated funds to Hospitals in Portugal.
The grant will be transferred to the Northern Lisbon University Hospital Center (CHULN) with two intensive care units and the Santo Antonio Hospital of the Porto University Hospital Center, with one application. positive care.
“Entrepreneurs Jorge Mendes and Cristiano Ronaldo will donate two intensive care units to CHULN. Each unit will be fully equipped with equipment and can accommodate 10 beds, ”CHULN confirmed with ESPN.
“Each unit will be fully equipped with equipment from the contributions of Mendes and Ronaldo. This system includes a bed, a breathing machine, a heart rate monitor, a pump and a syringe, and devices needed to care for patients seriously affected by Covid-19 ”.
“These units, named UCI Jorge Mendes and UCI Cristiano Ronaldo, after the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, these units will be converted and will still be used to take care of special patients. The center has 31 pre-pandemic beds due to the new corona virus and will increase the capacity to 51 beds. ”
While the new unit of Santo Antonio Hospital will be equipped with an additional 15 beds. The total contribution of C. Ronaldo and representatives of Mendes is also 1 million euros.
As of March 24, Portugal had 2,060 cases of Covid-19 infection and 23 deaths. Portugal declared a state of emergency last Thursday.
C. Ronaldo is quarantining at home after his teammates Paulo Dybala, Blaise Matuidi and Daniele Rugani are all infected with Covid-19.
The Portuguese captain is active on social media, reminding fans to follow the World Health Organization (WHO) advice and emphasize the importance of following the rules. authorities on self-isolation.