Former boxing world champion Amir Khan has turn out to be the newest sportsman to assist in the struggle in opposition to the coronavirus, providing his marriage ceremony venue to be used by Britain’s Nationwide Well being Service.
Khan is able to hand over the keys to the 60,000-square-feet (5,600-square-metre) venue in his dwelling city of Bolton as issues develop over mattress shortages.
I’m conscious of how troublesome it’s for the general public to get a hospital mattress on this tragic time. I’m ready to offer my 60,000 sq. foot four story constructing which is attributable to be a marriage corridor and retail outlet to the @NHSuk to assist folks affected by the coronavirus. Pls maintain protected. pic.twitter.com/MSpaEwPFuw
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) March 25, 2020
The 33-year-old former world light-welterweight champion stated in a put up on his official Twitter account: “I’m conscious of how troublesome it’s for the general public to get a hospital mattress on this tragic time.
“I am prepared to give my 60,000 square foot 4 story building which is due to be a wedding hall and retail outlet to the @NHSuk to help people affected by the coronavirus. Pls keep safe.”
Premier League facet Chelsea final week stated they would offer free lodging to NHS workers in a lodge on the membership’s Stamford Bridge stadium.
Former Manchester United gamers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have given well being staff free entry to their accommodations in Manchester.
World sports activities stars Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have all made donations to assist sort out the well being disaster.