Pep Guardiola donates £1 million to combat coronavirus in Spain

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As the world continues to wallow in the toxic of the deadly coronavirus, only an act of humanity can save the world that we live in. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has donated the sum of €1 million to the Medical College of Barcelona to help in getting relief materials to take care of people during this turbulent time around the globe.

In a statement released by the organization which reads: “The donation campaign promoted by the Medical College of Barcelona and managed through the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation aims to collect medical materials and financial contributions from collegiate doctors and the general population for the purchase of medical equipment and equipment that is currently lacking in health centres in Catalonia,”

No fewer than 378,000 people across the world have been infected with COVID-19 and about 35,000 cases were diagnosed in Spain, CNN can report. Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez on March 13 revealed the government of the country planned to declare a two-week state of emergency to control the spread of the virus in Spain. The situation is so bad in Madrid that the regional government had to turn an ice rink to a temporary morgue to alleviate the stress of the municipal funeral service.

So far, Europe has become the new hub of the ugly pandemic with Italy and Spain getting the ugliest blow of the virus. Reasonably, different football players and other sportsmen all the world are doing all they can to ensure that the government is not alone in the fight against the virus.

AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic recently launched a fundraiser to help fight coronavirus pandemic in Europe especially in Italy which has suffered the goriest fate of the virus since it entered into the country. Similarly, Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho has donated and volunteered to help pack and deliver relief materials to the local old people in Enfield, north London.