Geneva: Roger Federer and wife Mirka have personally donated £857,000 (Fr. 1million) to the coronavirus battle. Roger Federer and wife Mirka have generously donated £857,000 (Fr. 1million) to Swiss families affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Global sport has been suspended as the majority of countries have been placed on lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of the killer virus.
Tennis legend Federer has played his part in trying to help those affected by offering a large financial sum in hope of helping those worse off than him.
“These are challenging times for everyone and nobody should be left behind,” Federer wrote on Instagram.
“Mirka and I have personally decided to donate one million Swiss Francs for the most vulnerable families in Switzerland.
“Our contribution is just a start. We hope that others might join in supporting more families in need.