Algerian international Riyad Mehrez denied donating 4.5 million euros to Algeria, to contribute to stemming Coronavirus spread in the country, contrary to what was recently reported on various social media.
Mahrez answered a question of one of his Instagram followers regarding his donation of money to help his country, Algeria, overcome the Coronavirus crisis, with one word “No”.
The chairman of Algerian Football Association, Khireddine Zatchi, recently told Algerian radio that he had no definite information about the fact that Riyad Mahrez donated, even though these actions are not strange to him, given the ethics and national spirit that characterizes him like all professional players.
Mahrez followed in the footsteps of the national team coach, Djamel Belmadi, in his talk about the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where he confirmed that he dreamed of crowning the “World Cup” with the “Greens” in an Arab country for the first time, and this is what is better for him than getting the global Golden Ball.
Meanwhile, talk continues on various international newspapers about the transfer of Riyad Mahrez to Paris Saint-Germain despite Manchester City’s refusal to sell the Algerian star during the next summer transfers period, where several English reports stated that the Mancity, despite its position towards the Algerian international and some of the team’s stars, may be forced to abandoning many of its players due to the FIFA penalty that banned it from participating in the European Champions League for two seasons, where the city will be required to amend between what was spent and its revenues in respect of the rules of fair play.
Mahrez reappeared, through an awareness video, in which he advised on the necessity of staying home and preventive measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, which threatens the world.
After the captain of the “Desert Warriors” team addressed the Algerian citizens and the “green” fans, Mahrez moved this time to the fans of his “Citizen” team and those residing on the British soil, where he called in English to stay at home and follow the instructions of the National Health Services Organization in Britain, to save human lives, at a time when the Algerian international had been subjected to a campaign of widespread criticism in the past days on the media, after the news spread that he did not respect domestic quarantine orders, when he preferred to leave his home, despite the outbreak of the Coronavirus.
Riyad Mahrez has participated in 34 games so far with Manchester City during this season in various competitions, during which he scored 9 goals and made 8 others.
The Premier League stopped from the ninth of March, until further notice, due to the outbreak of the “Covid 19”.