Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA, sympathized with the victims of the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on Monday. Through the social networks of football’s highest body, the Italian offered condolences to the families and friends of the thousands of dead.
“On behalf of the global football community, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria,” he wrote.
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– Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and those who were injured during the tragedy. We would like to express our solidarity and support to the people of both countries during this terrible time.”
The earthquake on Monday, with a magnitude of 7.8, hit Turkey near the border with Syria. According to the latest balance of the Turkish government, 2300 people died in the country. In Syria, there were 1,444, according to information published by the “Reuters” news agency.