Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina donates Rs 17 lakh for COVID-19 vaccine research

Updated: 03 August, 2020 10:09 IST | A correspondent |

This is not the first time Goergina has made a charitable contribution in the pandemic. Earlier, she auctioned her designer clothes and other things to help raise funds for Spanish hospitals. She also donated 20,000 masks

Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's Spanish partner, Georgina Rodriguez has donated donated GBP18,000 (approx R17.6 lakh) to an initiative aiming to speed up research for the COVID-19 virus.

She recently Instagrammed a picture showing her support to the #YoMeCorono movement and captioned it: "I also crown myself and join the cause for the COVID-19 vaccine research, doing my bit. #YoMeCorono." According to British tabloid, The Sun, the campaign originated in Spain, which has been badly affected due to the global pandemic. The campaign has raised over £2.1million (approx R20.59 crore).

This is not the first time Goergina has made a charitable contribution in the pandemic. Earlier, she auctioned her designer clothes and other things to help raise funds for Spanish hospitals. She also donated 20,000 masks.

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First Published: 03 August, 2020 08:01 IST

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