Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna have contributed €1million (£923,900) to help fight the deadly COVID-19, cited on BBC and BR Football.
Lewandoski’s Bayern Munich teammates Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich have also set up a fund called We Kick Corona to help eradicate the pandemic which has taken thousands of lives around the world.
Goretzka and Kimmich have also contributed €1million between them as their international teammate and Man City attacker Leroy Sane has also made his own donation.
Robert Lewandowski and wife Anna make £924k donation to help fight coronavirus https://t.co/OBl7OU8p4d
— Sun Sport (@SunSport) March 22, 2020
“We are all aware of the difficult situation,” the Lewandowski’s told Bild.
“Today we all play in a team. Let us be strong in this fight. If we can help someone, let’s do it.
“This situation affects every one of us, so we ask you to follow the instructions and listen to those who know best. Be responsible.”
Meanwhile, News had earlier reported that Lorenzo Sanz, former Real Madrid president has passed on at the age of 76 after losing battle to deadly Coronavirus, cited on Mirror and BBC.
The former Los Blancos chief was taken to the hospital earlier in the week after falling ill and his family confirmed Sanz contracted COVID-19.
Sanz won two Champions League titles when he was president of Real Madrid for five years from 1995-200 and signed stars like Pedrac Mijatovic and Davor Suker.
It was also reported that Paolo Maldini and son Daniel have tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus, according to club AC Milan, cited on Twitter.
The Rossoneri director of football and player are the latest high profile Italians to have contracted the virus.
News report that Paulo Dybala has tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus and the Juventus attacker confirmed his girlfriend has also been infected, cited on Twitter and The Sun.
He wrote on his Instagram handle: “Hi everyone, I just wanted to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive.
“Luckily we are in perfect conditions. Thanks for your messages.”