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Spaniard Pep Guardiola, Manchester City boss, champions of the English football league, has donated 1 million euros to support efforts to combat the new Corona virus in his home region of Catalonia, in a move similar to that of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Both Spaniards donated Pep Guardiola, Manchester City champions Manchester City coach, Lionel Messi, Barcelona captain, goes to Catalonia, Guardiola’s hometown.
Barcelona University College of Medicine said Guardiola donated 1 million euros to buy “medical equipment that the medical centers in Catalonia lack.”
She noted that the amount will also be used to provide respirators for the treatment of “Covid-19” sufferers, and protective measures such as special clothing and protective medical masks for health workers.
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For his part, Barcelona’s Medical Clinic Hospital revealed that he had received a financial donation from Messi to support the efforts to combat the epidemic. “Thank you, Liu, for your support and commitment,” the hospital wrote on his Twitter account.
While the hospital did not specify the value of the donation, local media, including the newspaper “Mundo Deportivo”, indicated that the amount is one million euros as well.
Spain is one of the countries hardest hit by the “Covid-19” epidemic in the world, and it announced earlier on Tuesday that the number of deaths due to it increased to about 2700, and the injuries amounted to about 40 thousand injuries.
France 24 / AFP