Lionel Messi, Carli Lloyd, Alisson Becker and 25 other superstar footballers from around the world have teamed up in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
FIFA and WHO launched the “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” joint campaign on Monday to help the international soccer community in a bid to aware football fans across the globe, as well as, inspire and motivate them in the trying time.
The 28 players involved in the initiative starred in an informational video educating viewers on how to protect their health in line with WHO guidance. USWNT icon Carli Lloyd and six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi are teaming up in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. To reach to the audience across the globe, they roped in Indian Captain Suniel Chettri and Sami Al-Jaber from Saudi Arabia.
They categorically mentioned five key steps, including hand washing, coughing etiquette, not touching your face, physical distance and staying home if feeling unwell.
On Monday, the organizations announced a new joint effort “calling on all people around the world to follow five key steps to stop the spread of the disease.” These steps include hand washing, coughing etiquette, not touching your face, physical distance and staying home if feeling unwell.
“We need teamwork to combat the coronavirus, FIFA has teamed up with WHO because health comes first. I call upon the football community worldwide to join us in supporting this campaign to pass the message even further. Some of the greatest players to have played the beautiful game have put their names to the campaign and are united in their desire to pass the message to kick out COVID-19.FIFA President Gianni Infantino
Lloyd and Messi starred in an informational video released Monday to educate viewers on how to protect their health in line with WHO guidance. The video also features fellow international soccer stars like Spain’s Xavi Hernández, Brazil’s Alisson Becker, England’s Michael Owen, and more.