Andriy Luninarcher of Real Madrid, is experiencing difficult times due to the situation in Ukraine, his country of birth. Faced with the armed attack initiated by Russia and from a distance, the soccer player looks for a way to collaborate with his compatriots. Taking advantage of his popularity, the athlete participated in a campaign that aims to help his own.
Through his stories on Instagram, the ‘1’ of the ‘White House’ addressed the Spanish and all those interested in providing support. The goalkeeper’s message is linked to the collection of food, medicine, clothing and more to give a hand to the Ukrainians, who have been in the midst of a nightmare since last Thursday.
“Dear Spaniards and all the people who want to help Ukraine now in these difficult times. At Calle Méndez Álvaro, 8, Ucramarket, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Needed: canned food, cotton wool, rubber band, bandages, hemostatic drugs, painkillers. Of clothes: socks. Thank you very much for your help”Lunin wrote.
Through the same channel, the 23-year-old soccer player spread an image in which a peaceful demonstration against the war has been called. “Ukraine for peace and freedom”, says the poster and mentions that the movement will take place on Sunday the 27th in Madrid, the capital of Spain.
Previously, Lunin uploaded on Instagram the gesture that the Barcelona and Napoli players had last Thursday in their Europa League match. The Catalans and the Neapolitans posed on the field of the Diego Armando Maradona stadium with a poster: “STOP WAR”.
locker room support
In the Real Madrid internal they understand the case of Lunin. In this sense, Florentino Pérez, Carlo Ancelotti and the squad of players do their best to accompany the Ukrainian in a tough situation.
“I have spoken with him, also the president, to show him our love. War is a horror, the only thing we can be close to it”expressed the Italian coach in the press conference prior to the match against Rayo Vallecano.
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