COVID-19 virus outbreak has gripped the world like never before. While Government of countries are working hard to fight this novel virus, many sports stars around the world have come forward to do their bit to help the needy and ease the financial pressure.
One such act of solidarity and support is shown by German clubs - Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Bayern players will take a 20% pay cut, while Dortmund players will “waive part of their salaries” to financially support non-playing staff.
Lewandowski joins team-mates Joshua Kimmich and Leon Gortezka. Leon and Joshua have contributed more than €1million between them to a fund which they established called We Kick Corona. The fund has raised more than €2.5million.
Lionel Messi and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola have each donated €1 million to help fight against coronavirus. The money will be particularly useful in helping Spain’s medical system, the second-most impacted European country behind Italy.
Roger Federer donates $1M to Swiss families impacted by coronavirus.
“Our contribution is just a start. We hope that others might join in supporting more families in need. Together we can overcome this crisis! Stay healthy!”
Such a shame people are trolling MS Dhoni
for the 1 lakh donation to an NGO. The NGO wanted to raise 12.50 lakh and MSD added the amount they needed. He isn’t the kind of person who would tom-tom about such things. For all you know he might hv donated more somewhere else already