Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal made a statement in which he asked the athletes of his country to help raise € 11 million to combat coronavirus infection.
“We, athletes, have a great responsibility for all, because we have the support of the fans. This is a time when we can’t let you down. I and Pau Gasol are launching a initiative that will unite athletes and, as a consequence, to help the organization “Red Cross”.
The goal is to collect 11 million to help the victims. We believe that many athletes will take part in this history. I and Gasol has already contributed” — quotes Reuters Nadal.
We will remind, from-for threats of distribution of coronavirus infection around the world massively transferred and canceled sporting events. Flash COVID-19 was recorded late last year in Wuhan (China). According to the latest data from the coronavirus has died more than 22 thousand people. The number of infected has recovered more than 117 thousand In Russia aware of 840 cases of infection. Fully recovered 38 people. Recorded three fatalities.