Manchester City, Premier League champion announced today, Monday, the death of the mother of his Spanish coach, Pep Guardiola, who was infected with the pandemic Coronavirus.
“The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old”, Manchester City said via his official Twitter account.
Guardiola earlier donated 1 million euros to provide medical equipment to help combat the outbreak of the Coronavirus in his country, Spain.
The former Barcelona player and coach have dedicated the money to a campaign sponsored by a charity and the Barcelona Medical College.
Spain is suffering from the sweep of the global pandemic, as it ranks second globally behind the United States of America in terms of the number of coronavirus infections by 136375 as of this writing, and the number of deaths reached 13341.