Fabio Cannavaro, former player of the Real Madrid and current coach of Guangzhou Chinese, donated this Wednesday 30,000 masks to a Neapolitan hospital to help in the fight against the coronavirus. The former captain of the Italian team thus joins other personalities from the world of soccer such as Pep Guardiola and Leo Messi in the fight against the serious pandemic that is affecting the whole world.
“I don't like to talk about these things. It is correct that people like me are the first to help. It was something that affected me a lot and it is a way to show my closeness to my people. I do not like to speak publicly about this. I hope that be useful, “said Cannavaro, in statements released this Wednesday by the Italian media.
Cannavaro, 46, is serving a fortnight of quarantine in China, having spent twenty days in Dubai, and will complete this period next Friday.
“This Friday I will complete the two weeks of quarantine and I will be able to leave. I submitted to the control again and it came out negative. It will be a good feeling to go for a walk, see the bars open,” said the former defense, world champion with Italy in 2006 and Ballon. Gold that year. “I would like this optimism to reach Italy, so that we understand that if we stay at home, then the light will come out,” he concluded.