Fernando Alonso He’s completely focused on his comeback season at the Formula 1. However, in the last hours an exciting gesture that the Spanish pilot had to face the coronavirus pandemic was made public. While preparing the French Grand Prix this weekend, the Asturian made a very special request for this crusade, of which he is «Proud«.
This Monday a request was made known that was made by The United Nations Children’s Fund, from UNICEF. There it is requested that the countries that make up the G7 (Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom) donate vaccines to underdeveloped countries. This letter was signed by the pilot of Alpine, along with figures from the world of sports such as Leo Messi or Pau Gasol.
This request consists of a recrimination to the Global Access Fund for COVID-19 Vaccines (COVAX) of 190 million doses. The letter, in which it bears the seal of the two-time Formula 1 World Champion. “UNICEF analyzes show that the G7 countries will soon have enough doses to donate 20% of their vaccines between June and August,” they say.
On his Twitter account, Alonso shared the image of the letter that was sent to the leaders of this economic group. “Proud to have supported UNICEF in its appeal to the G7 leaders. Thanks to the donation of 1 billion doses against COVID19 we will be able to continue Vaccinating the World. No one will be safe until we are all safe. Only together can we end the pandemic, “he wrote.
Several sports figures accompanied the letter published this week. In addition to Alonso, Pau Gasol, Sergio Ramos, David Beckham, Andy Murray, José Manuel Calderón and Leo Messi signed. On the other hand, the world of entertainment was also present in this requested. Pink, Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson, among others added their names.
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