Coronavirus: Lionel Messi donates R18.8 million to Barcelona hospital

Coronavirus: Lionel Messi donates R18.8 million to Barcelona hospital

- Lionel Messi has donated €1m (R18.8 million) to the fight against coronavirus

- Hospital Clinic in Spain confirmed this on their social media page

- Coronavirus has been a serious issue affecting the whole world

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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has made an awesome donation of €1m (R18.8 million) to Hospital Clinic to help them in their research and the fight against the coronavirus.

People in all nations in the world have been in fear and serious tension since the outbreak of coronavirus considering how the disease is spreading and the number of deaths recorded.

Spain and Italy are among the most affected countries in the world.

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Lionel Messi and all his Barcelona teammates have quarantined themselves at home immediately after the Spanish La Liga was suspended.

No Barcelona player has for now contracted the virus, and their captain Lionel Messi wants the epidemic to stop.

The Hospital Clinic took to their official social media page to confirm that they have received a donation from Lionel Messi before Mundo Deportivo reported the amount they got.

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Many people have been killed in Spain by the virus as the fight for survival continues everywhere in the world.

Lionel Messi and his teammates at Barcelona were topping the Spanish La Liga before the League was suspended and this season may also be cancelled.

Already, all global games have been suspended with the 2020 Olympic games the latest to be put on hold by the people in charge.

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