NBA: Antetokounmpo donates masks to Greek city

first_imgRead Also: Ighalo names three Man Utd stars who helped him settleThe municipality announced that the masks donated by the Antetokounmpo family will be immediately distributed to employees in the region and to vulnerable groups.On Wednesday the Greek government announced 52 new coronavirus cases in the country, bringing the total to 1,884. Greece has so far reported 83 deaths from the virus.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brothers donated 10,000 surgical masks to the Athens suburb of Zografou on Wednesday to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.Advertisement Loading… “The municipality of Zografou wants to express its great gratitude to the Antetokounmpo family for offering 10,000 masks to the residents of the city as a measure of protection against the Covid-19 virus,” a statement from the municipality said.The gesture from the family, “in addition to the substantial offer to the citizens of Zografou, proves the close bond that the Antetokounmpo brothers have with the city that remained for several years their home,” it added.The mayor of Zografou thanked Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo (pictured January 2020) and his brothers for donating surgical masks to the Athens suburbMilwaukee Bucks standout Giannis, last season’s NBA MVP, and his brothers Thanasis, Kostas and Alexis grew up in poverty in their early days in Greece where their parents had arrived from Nigeria as immigrants.They grew up selling merchandise in the streets of the capital in order to help their poor family, but basketball changed their lives and Giannis signed a $100 million four-year contract with the Bucks in 2016.“I thank from the bottom of my heart the Antetokounmpo brothers for their generous offer which acquires even greater dimensions because it takes place during these difficult times for the entire planet,” said Zografou mayor Vassilis Thodas.“With their offer they confirm that they have not forgotten the city and when the nightmare of the coronavirus is over, the municipality will honour Giannis and his brothers accordingly,” he added. Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterBest Car Manufacturers In The World8 Best 1980s High Tech Gadgets18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist Magnets7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth10 Risky Jobs Some Women Dolast_img read more

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