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COVID-19: Guardiola donates funds as Mourinho delivers supplies to elderly people

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world, football managers like Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are doing the best they can to help in these times.

While Manchester City boss Guardiola has donated the sum of one million euros to help in fight against the virus, Tottenham Hotspur manager Mourinho is lending a helping hand to the elderly.

Guardiola, who is currently at his home in Barcelona, donated the money to a campaign being promoted by the Medical College of Barcelona and the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation.

The campaign is to help purchase medical equipment and protective material for the hospital staff.

Official figures in Spain show that 2,696 people have now died because of the disease in the country, and close to 40,000 are infected.

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In Enfield amid the coronavirus gripping the UK, Spurs boss Mourinho hit the street delivering supplies to elderly people.

The Portuguese was working alongside Age UK Enfield and Love Your Doorstep to deliver food to those unable to leave home.

One video shared online showed the former Chelsea and Manchester United boss, wearing a face mask and gloves, packing a bag for delivery and speaking to the camera.

The coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan China, has put on hold football activities in Europe, and other sports as well.

The Premier League is likely to resume on April 30.

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