Spanish Professional footballer, Jaun Mata who plays as the midfielder has an urge to all the Footballers across the world to come forward and help in the treatment of Coronavirus Pandemic because together we can beat this disease.
“I’m urging not only my Common Goal team-mates, but also all other players and football leaders from around the world to unite and help tackle this crisis, and at the same time use this as a catalyst to play a key role in tackling the other challenges humanity faces. Together we can beat this,” Goal.com quoted as saying.
Jaun Mata is a member of a common goal charity, which was started to encourage footballers to donate 1% of their salary to support in the treatment of Coronavirus Crisis. Mata’s teammate Marcus Rashford has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds to ensure children still get free school meals while David de Gea made a sizeable donation to the coronavirus fund in Spain.
Many footballers and former professionals around the world, including Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, United legend Eric Cantona, and United Women’s manager Casey Stoney, have signed up since the charity launched in 2017 no United first-team player has committed aside from Mata.
“It’s been heartening to see many positive responses from players and other football leaders to the current crisis, but it can be also hard to know what to do to help effectively those who need it most,” said Mata.
“We are suffering a stark reminder of how interdependent we all are. To overcome coronavirus, and the other challenges facing humanity, we need to coordinate individual efforts and work together as a team.
According to world meter, around worldwide 1,518,773 positive cases have been reported and near 88,505 died due to Coronavirus Pandemic.