Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has been thanked by a Barcelona hospital after making a donation to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Lionel Messi

COVID-19 has caused havoc across the globe and subsequently brought the sporting world to a standstill, with more than 418,000 confirmed cases.

Messi – a six-time Ballon d’Or winner – has made a contribution of his own to the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.

A Tweet from the clinic on Tuesday read: “Leo Messi made a donation to fight against COVID-19 in the clinic.

“Thank you very much, Leo, for your support and your commitment.”