Premier League team Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has made a donation of One million Euros ($1.08million) to use to buy medical supplies in his native country Spain fight against Coronavirus pandemic ravaging through his country and the world.
The Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola gave his donation to Medical College of Barcelona to use buy “Medical equipment that is currently lacking in health centres in Catalonia”, the Medical body announced the donation in a statement. Guardiola’s donation would be used to buy ventilators to help treat patients and protective gear for health care workers in Guardiola’s northeastern home region of the country.
Meanwhile, the Barcelona Hospital Clinic also announced receiving a donation of a 1 million from Barcelona Captain Lionel Messi also to help the region in its fight against the deadly novel Coronavirus. “Thank you Leo, for your support and commitment,” the hospital added in a tweet.
While the hospital did not say how much money the player donated, Catalan sports daily Mundo Deportivo said it was one million euros.
With the pandemic spreading across the world, Spain has been one of the worst-hit countries, logging the third-highest number of deaths with the latest toll standing at 2,696, and the total number of infections nearing 40,000. Photo Credit: Getty