Barcelona and Argentina player, Leo Messi has pledged $1.08 million to assist a hospital in Barcelona and another one in Argentina,his homeland in the fight against Corona virus.
He becomes the latest player to donate money to hospitals in an effort to fight against coronavirus and the devastating effect it is having on the world. There are currently over 400,000 cases worldwide with 18,500 deaths since January.
The Argentine football will donate around $1.08million to be split between the Clinic de Barcelona and another hospital in Argentina. The Barcelona star wanted to help out his native country but also the city and country he has lived in since he was a youngster.