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The 'cracks' of the football take conscience to help against the coronavirus

Published:19/03/2020 - 11:52h

Updated:19/03/2020 - 11:52h

Footballers and clubs of all the world are participating actively, with donations or messages through the social media, to help in the fight against the coronavirus

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The world of the sport, to the equal that almost all the labour sectors of the citizenship, has seen distorted his planning with the peak of the coronavirus all over the world. The leagues and championships keep suspended until further notice, and the authorities of almost all the countries have decided to confine to his population to avoid like this a greater risk of contagion.

The 'cracks' of the football are not an exception and, in addition to remaining shut in his houses, some of them have taken advantage of in the last days to launch messages of spirit, councils and fun initiatives with which gladden, distract and concienciar to his followers. They know that they are a big speaker in the social networks, because of the hundreds of thousands -in some cases million- of 'fans' that follow them.

Messages like the ones of Leo Messi, Go Dijk, Pogba or Cristiano Ronaldo, through the campaigns for concienciar on remaining home and on the sanitary norms, are contributing of some form, by small that it was, to combat the global pandemia. In France, Paris Saint-Germain launched does a week an announcement to sensitise to his fans of face to that fulfil the basic norms indicated by the sanitary authorities. Between the players that showed the actions to carry out were Kylian Mbappé, Marco Verratti and Marquinhos.

On the other hand, many other stars have published messages in his social networks, as Leo Messi, Luis Suárez, Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto and other players of the FC Barcelona (urging to the population to be confined remaining home). Cristiano Ronaldo stood out in his message "the need to protect the human lives before that any another interest", as well as to fulfil the norms of hygiene and security.

Jürgen Klopp, through the web and the social networks of the Liverpool, asked "to protect the ones to the others". His defence Virgil go Dijk was one of the first players that urged to "remain home", as also it did it the midfield player of the Borussia Dortmund, Axel Witsel. You inflate of said club, by the way, are encouraging to the German population to donar blood for the hospitals.

Also they are carrying out initiatives and movements virales through the social networks, as for example the #SafeHands Challenge, for concienciar to wash often and of correct form the hands. Alisson, goalkeeper of the Liverpool, went one of the first in fulfilling the challenge and publish it in his networks, happening the witness to his homologous culé Marc-André Ter Stegen, among others. Alex Morgan, Didier Drogba, Kaká and Gianni Infantino also have participated.

Italy, the European country more affected by the coronavirus

Case aside is Italy, the European country more affected by the pandemia, where AC Milan and Inter of Milan donaron respectively 250.000 and 100.000 euros to help to the researchers that look for a vaccine and collaborate with the sanitary needs. The club 'nerazzurri' has set up a campaign for those who want to add to this initiative, and players of distinct clubs of the Series To, like Insigne (Napoli) already have donado money to second the research of the vaccine and also to help to diverse social communities affected by the crisis.

The midfield player of the Manchester United, Paul Pogba, launched the Sunday a campaign to raise funds through his account of Facebook, in collaboration with Unicef. Simultaneously, the forward of the Rome Edin Dzeko published a video inviting to the people to movilizarse to achieve bottoms to profit of the hospital Lazzaro Spallanzani of Rome, that is desbordado (like many others). In the Atalanta, one of the most affected teams by the coronavirus, Josip Ilicic donó the balloon with which marked four goals to Valencia (4-3) in Champions League to profit of the hospital of Bergamo.

Actions, movements and campaigns that help, already was economically or to social level, to that the population can leave backwards the crisis of the coronavirus the before possible. Or, at least, to paliar the physical damages and morals that the pandemia producing to global level. All granite of sand is very received.

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