Roma players and coaching staff donate their one-day salary to the fight for the coronavirus

first_img“At such a difficult time for humanity, Feeling the tangible support of the Roma Cares Foundation fills us with pride and gives us the positivity we need to face the arduous work that we have ahead “, said Marta Branca, general director of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in the mentioned hospital.“Doctors and nurses have been working hard to fight and contain the disease, but it is important and necessary that we have everyone’s support“Branca added in this regard.“The players and the coaching staff wanted to do something very significant for the city and the people who suffer in this country.“commented the executive director of Roma, Guido Fienga.“At times like this, it is important that we all assume our responsibilities and do what we can to help. Whether it’s the president, our players, our staff, our former players, and all of our fans from Rome and elsewhere, everyone who has contributed has helped pay for these new intensive care ventilators, which will help save real lives, “stressed Fienga.“Nevertheless, we won’t give up and now we want to raise even more money, exceed our goal of 500,000 euros and buy more essential equipment for the hospital, “added the executive director ‘giallorosso’.Roma already delivered last Tuesday 13,000 FFP2 masks to city hospitals, along with 120 bottles of disinfectant gel for 500 ml hands. After that, the Roma Cares Foundation delivered 8,000 pairs of protective gloves and 2,000 bottles of disinfectant to churches in key parts of the Italian capital, to be redistributed among the most vulnerable people. AS Roma announced this Friday that will buy three ventilators and eight new intensive care beds for a Roman hospital that addresses the COVID-19 crisis, after the players and the coaching staff have donated their one-day salary to the fundraising campaign that keeps the club active.“After discussing the critical situation in Italy, that overtook China on Thursday for the highest number of deaths from coronavirus in the world, the first team players and the club’s coaching staff unanimously agreed that each will donate a daily salary to the campaign, in addition to any individual contributions that many of them have already made“, indicated the club ‘giallorosso’ in a press release.“Your joint donation, which amounts to more than 200,000 euros, means that the fundraising campaign presented a week ago currently amounts to 460,000 euros and is within walking distance of the pre-launch target of 500,000 euros“, the text has continued.“With the Lazzaro Spallanzani Hospital, one of the most important specialized hospitals in Italy in the national fight against coronavirus, now absolutely desperate for new equipment, Roma agreed to immediately use a proportion of the funds to order three intensive care ventilators, five pulmonary ventilators for subintensive care and eight new intensive care beds“, he has detailed the note.last_img read more

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Remembering when Jamie Vardy turned into the world’s best striker

first_img huge blow 5 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won ADVICE Vardy’s record-breaking run no dice Latest Football News Latest Football News Another goal, another win this time against West Brom Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Not only did Vardy match the prolific Dutchman’s feat when Leicester saw off Newcastle in 2015, he bettered it by becoming the first man to do so in just one season, surpassing him by scoring against United and making many Fantasy Premier League managers very happy in the process, too.Incidentally, St James’ Park was also where Van Nistelrooy scored for the tenth game running when he levelled to help United prevail 2-1 in August 2003. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade REVEALED huge blow BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Jamie Vardy equalled the record against Newcastle United Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move 24 goals from Vardy helped Leicester win the Premier League 1. Bournemouth 1-1 Leicester – 29 August (one goal)2. Leicester 3-2 Aston Villa – 13 September (one goal)3. Stoke 2-2 Leicester – 19 September (one goal)4. Leicester 2-5 Arsenal – 26 September (two goals)5. Norwich 1-2 Leicester – 3 October (one goal)6. Southampton 2-2 Leicester – 17 October (two goals)7. Leicester 1-0 Crystal Palace – 24 October (one goal)8. West Brom 2-3 Leicester – 31 October (one goal)9. Leicester 2-1 Watford – 7 November (one goal)10. Newcastle 0-3 Leicester – 21 November (one goal)11. Leicester 1-1 Man United – 28 November (one goal) From there on, his route to the top was hardly a glamorous one, with humbling spells at Halifax Town and Fleetwood Town, before his break with the Foxes in 2012, the then Championship club paid around £1m for his services.That moment against Newcastle was just one of many highlights for both Vardy and Leicester in a fairy tale 2015/16 season, which culminated in Premier League glory, one of the greatest sporting achievements of all time. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury no dice 5 Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Defeat to Arsenal, meant his double was merely a consolation, but his penalty against Norwich got Leicester back to winning ways.Another Leicester comeback, another Vardy brace against Southampton followed before he hit winners in victories over Crystal Palace, West Brom and Watford. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade RANKED REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card ADVICE The Leicester striker began his run against Bournemouth 5 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade BEST OF MONEY Vardy began his his memorable run in August 2015 when he scored an 86th-minute penalty to earn a point against Bournemouth and he followed that up with equalisers against Aston Villa and Stoke City. It was four years ago when Jamie Vardy was lauded as the best striker around.The Leicester man scored for the 10th consecutive Premier League match, equalling Manchester United legend Ruud van Nistelrooy’s long-standing record, before going on to make history by breaking it. Well done vardy7! You’re number one now and you deserved it. #11inarow. https://t.co/qJHjZlnFDA— Ruud van Nistelrooy (@RvN1776) November 28, 2015“Five years ago he played in non-league, it is difficult to grow up so quickly and this fantastic man is not only our goalscorer but he presses, he works hard, he is important,” a beaming Claudio Ranieri said afterwards. 5 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move MONEY Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Vardy ended the campaign with 24 league goals, a Premier League winners’ medal and a place in the PFA Team of the Year as well as being named Premier League Player of the Season and Football Writers’ Player of the Year. Newcastle were next to witness the lethal striker’s finishing and he seemed destined to break the record.And he was even congratulated by Van Nistelrooy after scoring against his old team. REVEALED RANKED To put the achievement in context, Vardy was plying his trade for Stocksbridge Park Steels’ youth team when the United forward was giving goalkeepers nightmares. REVEALED 5 Vardy celebrates a goal during his Fleetwood Town days last_img read more

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Question hour, anyone?

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