Cristiano Ronaldo and agent Mendes make donations to hospitals to fight COVID-19

Cristiano Ronaldo and agent Mendes make donations to hospitals to fight COVID-19

- Cristiano Ronaldo and agent Jorge Mendes have made financial contributions to two hospitals in Portugal

- Both football personalities have equipped the intensive care unit of both hospitals treating patients who have contracted COVID-19

- The Juventus striker is currently in his native town in Madeira observing the stay at home exercise

Cristiano Ronaldo has taken a step further in helping people of his native home to fight the deadly Coronavirus, on ESPN.

The 35-year-old along with his agent Jorge Mendes have made financial donations to hospitals treating victims of the COVID-19.

One of which is the intensive care unit of the North Lisbon's University Hospital Centre (CHULN) and the same wing of the Porto's Santo Antonio hospital.

The two hospitals will have Ronaldo and Mendes' names written at their intensive care units in honour of both football personalities.

"Businessman Jorge Mendes and Cristiano Ronaldo will donate two intensive care wings for the CHULN; each wing will be totally equipped and will have the capacity for 10 beds," CHULN told ESPN.

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"The units will be equipped with the charitable contribution of Mendes and Ronaldo. This equipment includes beds, ventilators, heart monitors, pumps and infusion syringes, essential equipment in the care of critically ill patients with COVID-19."

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Diego Simeone is the manager in football that has the highest take home per annum beating the likes of Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola and the likes, cited on Daily Star.

The Argentine boss has been with Atletico Madrid since 2011, leading them to one la Liga win, two Europa League titles and were runners-up twice in the Champions League.

While Simeone pockets £37million annually, Inter Milan gaffer Antonio Conte is second with a take home package of £27m yearly.

The Italian boss won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2017 and was eventually kicked out despite his FA Cup triumph for The Blues the following season.

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Spanish tactician Pep Guardiola who has won two Champions League titles is in third with £24m yearly income while Jurgen Klopp settles for fourth position with £22m annual take home.

Jose Mourinho and Zinedine Zidane are tied in fifth earning slightly below the £20m regardless of their achievements in Europe and the domestic scene.

Sacked Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde was in seventh with £17.2m salary as Italians Fabio Cannavaro and Maurizio Sarri who go home with £13m and £12m respectively.

Former Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez now with Chinese League side Dalian Yifang earns just below £12m.

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