Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola will donate a €1 Million each to hospitals for the fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Juventus Star Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes will donate three intensive care units to Portuguese hospitals, local health officials confirmed.The pair will give “two intensive care units”, with a “capacity of 10 beds each” to the University Hospital Centre of Northern Lisbon (CHULN) and a unit to the Santo Antonio Hospital of the University Hospital Center of Porto.
According to reports, Ronaldo is also expected to do the same, if required, in his hometown of Madeira.2,362 cases have been confirmed in Portugal, with the death toll standing at 30.
To help combat the coronavirus outbreak, Argentina’s Lionel Messi has made a reported donation of €1 Million to Barcelona based hospital, which is both treating victims of the Covid-19 pandemic and researching the virus.Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has also pledged to donate €1 Million to another Barcelona based hospital, to fight the pandemic outbreak.Spain has been hit hard by the Coronavirus Outbreak and Catalan capital, Barcelona, is no exception.More than 39,000 people have been affected by the virus in Spain, while the death toll has crossed 2,600-mark.
Earlier, Bayern Munich Forward Robert Lewandowski , alongsude her wife, donated €1 Million to combat the Coronavirus outbreak.The footballing calendar has been badly affected by the Coronavirus outbreak, but the clubs and the players have stepped up with charitable donations.