Neymar donates $1 million to combat coronavirus pandemic
PSG’s forward Neymar donates combat pandemic. Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has donated $1 million.
The Donation is to help combat the Covid-19 or coronavirus outbreak in his native Brazil.
The funds were divided between the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a charity campaign.
The television presenter Luciano Huck launched it, Xinhua reported citing Brazilian TV network SBT.
Neymar’s management team said in a brief statement that they never talk about donations and amounts.
Huck announced the fundraising drive for the needy last week with the backing of other celebrities.
Huck proposed to celebrities such as Neymar and dual world surfing champion Gabriel Medina.
One of The world’s highest-paid footballers is Neymar.
The reportedly earning is three million euros ($3.2 million) a month at Paris Saint-Germain.
Brazil is the South American country and most affected because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The pandemic causes more than 9,000 infections and 359 fatalities.
The country’s health ministry published figure by Friday night and donation is urgent because of pandamic.