The English football club West Ham has launched a new project to support local authorities of the National Health Service of Great Britain against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Daily Mail.
As an initial donation, a club from East London donated a thousand shirts to patients and medical staff. Altogether, by 2021, West Ham intends to invest £ 28 million (almost 32 million euros) in all charitable events.
The English football season was interrupted due to the March coronavirus pandemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 a pandemic.
According to the latest WHO data, more than 4.1 million cases of infection have been recorded in the world, over 287 thousand people have died.