Coronavirus: Messi, Ronaldo urged to consider playing in Belarus league

Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi donate €1m each to help battle against coronavirus in Spain

Messi And Guardiola Both Donate €1million To Front Line Efforts

Despite football facing a worldwide Covid-19 ban, Belarus is the only football league still operating, and star Aleksandr Hleb predicts Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will soon arrive in Eastern Europe for their football fix.

Spain has become one of the countries most affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak with more than 33,000 confirmed cased and 2,100 deaths, putting the healthcare system under vast strain.

Messi, who has spent his entire remarkable career with FC Barcelona, will split his donation between Hospital Clinic in Barcelona and another medical centre in his native Argentina, it is reported.

La Liga has also been suspended indefinitely, officials said on Monday that it would not resume until the government confirms that it is safe.

The Portugal captain and Mendes have been in contact with the hospitals already and are planning to equip two wards in Santa Maria hospital in Lisbon and one in Santo Antonio in Porto. "They wanted to improve the living conditions of their compatriots". But in Belarus no one cares about coronavirus.

For his part, the former coach of Barcelona and current coach of Manchester City in England, the Catalan Pep Guardiola, also donated a million euros to the Ángel Soler Daniel Foundation for the purchase and provision of medical supplies in the event of the pandemic emergency. of Covid-19 in Spain. We can not forget about Zico, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo.

The club says the money will go towards protective equipment for doctors, the training of 2,000 volunteers, paying for 5,000 education kits for schoolchildren in isolation and providing food and support for the elderly and homeless.

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski also donated € 1 million last week to help tackle the epidemic in Germany.

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