Ronaldo Sends Aid to Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria After Meeting Syrian Child

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, striker of the Saudi club Al-Nasr, after meeting with one of the Syrian children affected by the devastating earthquake that hit the country to console him, once again performed a wonderful humanitarian action.

And the wish of the Syrian child, who appeared in the video after the February 6th earthquake, to meet Cristiano Ronaldo last Friday, before the match between Al-Nasr and his guest Al-Batin, in the 17th round, was fulfilled. Saudi Arabia Football League “Roshen” at the stadium “Marsul Park” in the capital Riyadh.

Syrian journalist Hadi al-Abdullah reported that Cristiano Ronaldo, at his own expense, sent a plane with humanitarian aid to help victims of the earthquake that occurred in northern Syria and southern Turkey.

The plane was loaded with tents, food kits, pillows, blankets, cribs, baby food, milk and medicines for humanitarian aid, according to the British newspaper Daily Mail.

Earthquakes measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Turkey and Syria on February 6, killing more than 50,000 people, injuring tens of thousands and displacing thousands more after the devastating quake.

Among those killed in Turkey were the Ghanaian Christian Atsu, striker of Hatayspor, and Ahmed Ayub Türk Aslan, goalkeeper of Malatyaspor, and the entire children’s volleyball team of Cyprus, among others, while Nader Jokhdar, a former Syrian player, was killed in Syria. football team. died at the age of 45.

It is noteworthy that this is not the first time that Ronaldo, the historical scorer of Real Madrid, his country and world football, makes such generous donations: for example, he once paid $83,000 for a child’s brain surgery, and donated $165,000 to help fund a cancer center. In his native Portugal, Don also donated £1 million to Portuguese hospitals in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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