MANCHESTER City manager, Pep Guardiola joins the list of football stars that has donated to the fight of the pandemic COVID-19. The Manchester City manager donated one million euros (approximately 920,000 pounds) to El Colegio de Médicos de Barcelona, a public health body in Catalonia.
The public body have released the following statement: Pep Guardiola has made a donation of one million euros to the Fundacio Angel Soler Daniel for the acquisition and supply of health equipment to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The fundraising campaign led by the Official College of Doctors of Barcelona and managed through the Foundation, is aimed at obtaining cash donations from doctors who are members of the college and the general population to buy health equipment which is currently lacking in hospitals in Catalonia.
It will also help to finance the alternative 3D production of respirator masks and other protective items for health workers.
Footballers like Blaide, Messi, Lewandoski and others are amongst big football names that have donated in the fight to tackle the virus