If the virus don’t go to Zlatan, Zlatan goes to the virus!” Those were the words of Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the ace striker launches a fundraiser to fight the novel COVID-19 that is currently sweeping the world. The Swedish striker called on other footballers to join in the fight against the virus.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career has enjoyed a fair share in Europe, especially in Italy having played in Juventus, Inter Milan, and AC Milan. Ibrahimovic felt this is the best time to return back to the community that has made him who he is today. As the world fight against the deadly coronavirus, the football star has joined in the fight by launching a fundraiser to.fight the deadly epidemic.
In a video shared online by the star player, he explained that he wants to give back to this country (Italy) that he loved so much. Italy has become the most affected country in Europe, the cases of coronavirus in Italy keeps increasing every day. Reasonably, the fundraising scheme has raised over 109,652 euros (£100,999) donations.
“Italy has always given me so much and, in this dramatic moment, I want to give back even more to this country that I love. I decided, together with the people who are working with me, to create a fundraiser for Humanitas hospitals and to use my communication power to spread the message wider. It’s a serious issue and we need a concrete help that’s not just about a video.”
“I count on the generosity of my colleagues, of all professional athletes and of those who want to make a small or large donation according to their possibilities, to kick this virus away.
Together we can really help hospitals and doctors and nurses who selflessly work every day to save our lives. Because today we are the ones cheering for them!
Let’s together kick the CoronaVirus away and win this match!
And remember: if the virus don’t go to Zlatan, Zlatan goes to the virus!”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined AC Milan after his contract expired with LA Galaxy a team in the MLS league in the United States. He has appeared in eight games has scored a total of three goals for the Italian team. The 38-year-old striker possess some form of energy that the world has never seen, even at that age, he is still a big threat to defenders and strikers on the field of play. Reasonably, this is a nice move from the Sweden striker to safe the world from the present turbulent moment.