Coronavirus: De Gea donates €300,000 to Madrid Covid-19 fight
The Manchester United and Spain keeper was thanked by Madrid regional president Isabel Díaz for his help in the fight against the coronavirus.
Madrid regional president Isabel Díaz 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 Madrid region and Ayuso offered her thanks to the Spain international.
Madrid "eternally grateful" to native son De Gea
"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.
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