Cristiano Ronaldo puts No 7 shirt up for charity auction aid of La Palma volcano eruption evacuees
Cristiano Ronaldo puts signed Portugal No 7 shirt up for charity auction in aid of La Palma evacuees after record volcano eruption wrecks thousands of homes
- The La Palma volcano eruption has caused havoc on the Canary Island
- More than 3,000 building have been engulfed and 7,000 people evacuated
- Cristiano Ronaldo has pitched in to help repair the damage with a signed shirt
Cristiano Ronaldo has offered his support to victims of the La Palma volcano eruption off Spain, putting a signed No.7 Portugal shirt up for bidding.
More than 3,000 buildings have been destroyed with 7,000 forced to leave their homes on the Canary Island, after the Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted in September.
Ronaldo scribbled his signature on the Portugal home kit, writing a message of solidarity with the islanders.
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged one of his signed No 7 Portugal shirts to the La Palma disaster
The Manchester United star sent a message to the evacuees offering his support to them
‘Not even the force of a volcano will be able to with La Palma. All my support for the beautiful island,’ the forward said.
Bidding for the Manchester United superstar’s shirt will begin on Christmas Eve and end on January 6, with all proceeds heading straight to the victims, according to Cadena SER.
Ronaldo gave £850,000 to hospitals in Portugal at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is his latest charity effort.
The Canary Island has seen thousands of people forced to flee from their homes this year
The eruption is the longest on record on the island but may be beginning to subside now
The Cumbre Vieja eruption is the longest La Palma has ever seen, but recent reports suggest the volcano may finally have stopped erupting.
Ronaldo’s Portugal lost 2-1 to Serbia in their last international fixture, completing a poor November international break after a 0-0 draw with the Republic of Ireland.
The former Real Madrid star hasn’t played in 10 days, with Manchester United having two matches postponed due to the latest Covid outbreak.
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