With the complicated panorama that the pandemic of the coronavirus There have been many samples of support from those who have the easiest time to help. Among them, top-level athletes, the case of elite footballers.
Leo Messi He was one of the first to do his bit: a million euros to fight Covid-19, to be distributed between Argentine hospitals and the Barcelona Clinic.
The same contributed Pep Guardiola, mainly destined to acquire sanitary supplies to protect hospital personnel and help the sick. As much as the tennis player Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka Vavrinec, who assigned him to the wealthiest families in Switzerland. The same amount as Robert Lewandowski, the Bayern Munich forward.
He also got on the donation boat Sergio Ramos, who announced that both the members of the Real Madrid squad and the club itself had lent their shoulders to give a boost to UNICEF and allow the purchase of medical supplies. In total, 15,000 virus detection kits, 1,000 EPIs and 364,571 masks.
In addition, in Madridista key, Isco Alarcón and Sara Sálamo launched a campaign to raise 500,000 euros and buy materials for the hospitals, entitled “be uncrowned”.
Fabio Cannavaro, who now trains Chinese Guangzhou, donated 30,000 masks to a hospital in Naples, his hometown. “It is correct that people like me are the first to help,” said the former soccer player.
The maximum shareholder of Valencia, the Singaporean Peter Lim, administered to the Valencian Community 50,000 masks and 300 thermometers.
Another owner, Turki Al-Sheikh, that of Almería, has already contributed 1,200,000 euros to the cause, as announced by the Andalusian club itself, divided between food, health personnel or workers who have lost their jobs.