Gareth Bale and his wife Emma donates £500k to the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board charitable arm. The Cardiff & Vale Health Charity has confirmed that the Gareth couple wants the money to be used to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The charify has stated that the money will be helpful in “those extras for staff and patients that normal NHS funding doesn’t provide” in the current coronavirus crisis. CVUHB chief executive Len Richards lauded Gareth Bale saying that this donation was fantastic.
Our @Health_Charity the official charity of @cv_uhb would like to thank Wales and Real Madrid football legend, Gareth Bale and his wife Emma for their huge £500,000 donation to the University Hospital of Wales. @GarethBale11
Read more here: https://t.co/NPkxZ8ZKzx pic.twitter.com/E9NQnTJRMQ
— Cardiff & Vale UHB (@CV_UHB) April 22, 2020
Besides this donation, there are many football stars all over the world who are donating money to fight against the Covid-19, Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola have donated a million euros each for medical causes.