The campaign has been running since last Friday and is finding more and more supporters. Within 29 hours, the “We Kick Corona” initiative, launched by FC Bayern’s two players, Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich, raised 2.7 million euros.
The two national players gave themselves one million euros as a base amount. The money donated is intended to support charitable, social and medical institutions that help the needy or those affected by the corona pandemic.
“We only beat Corona in a team,” says Goretzka. Kimmich adds: “Everyone can help, both in small and large.” More is under www.WeKickCorona.com to find.
As supporters (as of March 22nd, 5 p.m.), Jonas Hector, Lukas Klostermann, Sebastian Rode, Leroy Sane, Yannick Gerhardt, Mats Hummels, Julian Brandt, Nadiem Amiri, Sead Kolasinac, Julian Draxler, Mitchell Weiser, Thilo Kehrer are mentioned , Max Meyer, Lars Stindl, Julian Weigl, Marcel Halstenberg, Erik Durm, Jonathan Tah, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Benjamin Henrichs, Benedikt HOwedes.
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