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COVID-19: Ronaldo, Portugal Squad Give Amateur Clubs Financial Boost

Juventus’ Portuguese ahead Cristiano Ronaldo reacts throughout a press convention on October 21, 2019 in Turin, on the eve of Juventus’ UEFA Champions League stage Group D match towards Lokomotiv Moscow. Marco Bertorello / AFP.

 

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal teammates have donated half of their bonus for qualifying for the Euro 2020 finals to assist beginner soccer within the nation that has been hit by the coronavirus shutdown.

The Portuguese soccer federation stated on Monday the cash would go in the direction of a fund that it hopes will attain four.7 million euros ($5.1 million) to assist beginner golf equipment survive the disaster.

The federation final week determined to finish the already-suspended beginner season with instant impact, declaring the season null and void with out champions, promotion or relegation.

No resolution has been taken on resuming skilled soccer however the president of the Portuguese league stated in late March he was decided the season must be accomplished.

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“It is fundamental that the championships end because it would allow some sort of normality to be restored and we could prepare for next season knowing who has qualified for international competitions, who the champions are and who is relegated,” Pedro Proenca stated.

Portugal shocked host nation France to win Euro 2016 however Ronaldo and his teammates must wait one other yr to defend their title as Euro 2020 has been postponed by 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

AFP

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