The official photo of the Barça put to Coutinho in the centre of the criticisms


The big gesture of Coutinho with a community of Brazil

Published:25/04/2021 - 09:37h

Updated:25/04/2021 - 09:37h

Brazil is one of the most affected countries by the pandemia of the coronavirus, by what the Barcelona midfield player tried to help to a community affected of his country

Calendar of FC Barcelona

The midfield player of the Barcelona, Philippe Coutinho, still finds in Brazil recovering of the arthroscopy that did at the beginning of this month in the left knee to solve his problems in the meniscus and extract a cyst that went out him in said zone.

However, the player has gone back to be news, but no by his medical situation, but by a big gesture solidario with the people of the neighbourhood of Sao Januário, situated in Rio de Janeiro. Of agreement to the explained by the Brazilian web 'Globoesporte', Coutinho donó five tonnes of alimentary products and of hygiene to the community to help them to lidiar with the pandemia of the coronavirus, which is supported by strength in Brazil.

"We are living and crossing difficult days and each one has his needs. Lamentably, I know that the number of people that suffer hunger has increased a lot because of the pandemia and expect that this collaboration can paliar this lack. I give thank you very much to God for allowing me collaborate with others through my training", said Coutinho with regard to the referred donation.

Besides, it appreciated to all those people that contributed his granite of sand in said contribution to help to the people in situation of risk. "Also I appreciate to all those that collaborated somehow so that this action solidaria was possible. We are attaining to continue this campaign and wish follow helping always. That all do his part, contributing and helping in all the possible. The important is to help to the less lucky and needy".

Grateful community

The generous donation of Coutinho thrilled to one of the beneficiarios, Fatima, that with an affectionate message remembered the times in that, when this was much younger, was part of the quarry of the Basque gives Range (club of football of Brazil) and she was used to to take care of him.

"Hello, Philippe, God bless you. The aunt Fatima wants you so much and took care you in the school and in the stadium of the Basque gives Range. When you arrived to Basque, followed looking for me to see to the aunt Fátima. God bless them, thank you very much by the basic basket that are donando to help to so many people. You are a son of God, very good of heart. I remember you every day", it said thrilled Fatima, in statements collected by the referred half Brazilian.

The gesture of Neymar

Recently, the ex player of the Barcelona and current captain of the PSG, Neymar Jr, also was news by a charitable gesture that, in time of pandemia, has been a break for a lot of people in Brazil. The past 17 April, knew that the institute commissioned to help to boys and young in situation of risk in Praia Big, that is funded by the crack Brazilian continue paying him to the employees in spite of that the same finds limited in his functions by the pandemia.

"The Institute has fulfilled an enclosed year by the crisis of the Covid-19. My family and I are keeping all the structure, with 142 employees, that are receiving his wages and profits in his whole. We have done it with our own resources (…) The employments and the wages of the people that work in our Institute are ensured independently of what last the pandemia", affirmed the father of the footballer.

Next match of FC Barcelona

La Liga | Jornada 27
Elche CF
FC Barcelona

Elche - FC Barcelona

Saturday, 1 of April of 2023 21:00h
Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero
Buy tickets
Calendar FC Barcelona
Related Content
Today highlights

Most read