Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has now become the latest football player who offered his support to NHS staff helping with the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The London-born player has offered to open up 50 properties to help to the healthcare workers who are battling with the virus – absolutely free of charge.
Zaha is co-owner of ZoProperties, which has a portfolio in giving apartments for rent, but they are usually offered to business travellers.
But the Crystal Palace star is now offering those properties free of charge to the paramedics and other NHS workers in London hospitals helping with the fight against COVID-19.
Zaha is the latest big name in football offers his help to healthcare staff, after the kind gestures from Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and former Manchester United and England defender Gary Neville, who have opened up their hotels in London and Manchester to help the local NHS staff.
Other big names in the football world start initiatives to contribute to the humanity.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the, he encouraged other players to donate some of their money to the cause, and launched a €1million fundraiser – donating €100,000 himself. He proclaimed in true Zlatan style: ‘If the virus don’t go to Zlatan, Zlatan goes to the virus!’
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has now teamed up with Unicef to support the fight with the world crisis.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo transformed his hotels into hospitals, where the people with COVID-19 will be treated free of charge.