Footballers of the Italian club Cagliari unanimously gave up their April earnings because of economic problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by the press service of the team on Monday, May 11.
According to club president Tommaso Giulini, this gesture will help to preserve the jobs of some team members. He thanked the players for their sensitivity and willingness to contribute to community support “in this particularly difficult period.
Since March 10, the national championship Series A football and all sports activities in Italy have been suspended after an outbreak of coronavirus in the country.
According to media reports, Italy could lose about €60 million due to postponed championships, which is about 3.8% of the country’s GDP.