Real Madrid and Wales’s forward,Gareth Bale has donated a sum of £1m to Spain and Wales in their fight against coronavirus
Gareth Bale’s donation is meant to support those who NHS funding does not cover in his home country
The forward also showed gratitude to the health workers , praising them for their sacrifices during this trying time.
The 30-year-old forward who was linked with a move to China last summer, along with his wife Emma have donated a sum of £500,000 to battle this scourge. Meanwhile, another €500,000 was given to health service in Madrid, where he and his family have been on lockdown since March 14 as reported by The Guardian.
Our @Health_Charity the official charity of @cv_uhb would like to thank Wales and Real Madrid football legend, Gareth Bale and his wife Emma for their huge £500,000 donation to the University Hospital of Wales. @GarethBale11
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— Cardiff & Vale UHB (@CV_UHB) April 22, 2020
In his words, “I just wanted to make this video to thank everybody in the NHS for all their hard work and sacrifice during this COVID-19 crisis,” Bale said in a message released by the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. “The University Hospital in Wales holds a special place in my heart. It is where I was born and it’s provided great support to my friends, my family, and the wider community.
Gareth Bale and his wife Emma have donated £500,000 to the Cardiff & Vale Health Charity.
The money will go toward the COVID-19 pandemic response at the hospital where the Real Madrid winger was born ? pic.twitter.com/UNk8RQG2bS
— B/R Football (@brfootball) April 22, 2020
Gareth Bale has donated almost £1m to hospitals to help the COVID-19 fight.
? £500,000 to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff where he was born.
? €500,000 to hospitals in Madrid. Spain has had 20,000 deaths already.
Maximum respect for doing this ? pic.twitter.com/1SQnxod91P
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) April 22, 2020
“This is what a 99-year-old war veteran did to raise N962.5m for fight against coronavirus (photo) “So I and my family would like to show our support. Keep up the good work. You’re doing an amazing job and thank you very much.”
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