Athletes, musicians help raise 500,000 euros to fight virus

MADRID (AP) — Athletes and musicians took part in an online global music festival organized by the Spanish league that raised more than 500,000 euros ($552,000) for the fight against the coronavirus on Saturday.

Barcelona’s Gerard Piqué, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos and tennis star Rafael Nadal were among those who participated in the charity event organized to raise funds for the purchase of medical supplies and to support fans confined to their homes.

Celebrities in the festival also included singers Aitana, Alejandro Sanz, Beret and Luis Fonsi, actress Danna Paola, music bands Morat and Taburete, and Chinese pianist Lang Lang.

“It’s a very difficult situation, and for the league to be able to do something like this, it makes
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