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A little background from Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola, he won 14 trophies within 4 years as Barcelona manager between August 2008 and May 2012. We salute you Man City manager Guardiola who donated 1M euros to combat the covid19 outbreak in Spain. Pep is in his home in Barcelona and has been in talks with his lawyers throughout the past few days to determine the best way to spend his money. It will go towards a campaign wherein promoted by the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation and Medical College of Barcelona. Spain is considered one of the worst affected countries in Europe and as of Tuesday, the official numbers showed that 2,696 citizens had died within the country and almost 40,000 are infected. The money will go through to support purchasing medical equipment and protective items for the hospital workers connected in curing those infected within the hospital.
Specifically, the Catalan region is considered as one of the locations in Spain which has the most focused figure of cases. On the other hand, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been reportedly provided 1M euros to the coronavirus activities this week. From a reliable source, Mundo Deportivo announced that Barcelona forward Lionel has provided a sum of 1M euros for the two hospitals, one in his native Argentina and one in Barcelona. Agent Jorge Mendes and Juventus Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo have also donated 1M euros for the three intensive care units for the patients affected by the virus at the hospitals in Porto and Lisbon. In addition, from last week, forward Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich club has also donated 1M euros to help the affected areas in Germany.