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Coronavirus: De Gea thanked amid reports Man Utd goalkeeper donated €300,000 to Community of Madrid

  • David de Gea was thanked by the Community of Madrid president for his help in fighting the coronavirus.
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Modified 27 Mar 2020, 05:52 IST
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea

Community of Madrid president Isabel Diaz Ayuso thanked David de Gea for his help in fighting the coronavirus amid reports the Manchester United goalkeeper donated €300,000.

Spain have been hit hard by the coronavirus, reporting more than 57,700 cases and 4,365 deaths.

The Madrid-born De Gea reportedly donated €300,000 to the Community of Madrid and Ayuso offered her thanks to the Spain international.

"Thank you, @D_DeGea!" she wrote on Twitter.

"The great help you have provided to @comunidadmadrid, it will be key to combat COVID-19.

"Eternally grateful, proud of you."

There have been more than 529,000 cases of coronavirus worldwide, with deaths nearing 24,000.

It has brought sport to a standstill, with De Gea's United fifth in the Premier League when it was suspended.

Published 27 Mar 2020, 05:52 IST
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