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Guardiola donates one million Euro to help fight against COVID-19 in Spain


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has made a donation of one million Euro to help battle the spread of the coronavirus in his home city of Barcelona.

It'll be used to purchase medical equipment, as well as protective material for hospital staff and will go tthrough the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation and the Official College of Doctors in Barcelona.

"Former football player, former FC Barcelona coach and current Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has made a donation of one million euros to the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation for the purchase and supply of medical equipment in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic," the foundation announced.

"The donation campaign promoted by the Colegio de Doctors de Barcelona and managed through the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation aims to collect medical material 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.

"It is also to be able to finance the alternative production, through 3D printing and others, of respirators and other elements of protection for healthcare staff."

Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Jorge Mendes have also made seven-figure donations to help front-line services in recent days.

Mendes and Ronaldo have both offered one million Euro each to aid emergency care units while Messi has donated the same amount to Barcelona's Hospital Clinic.



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