Fernando Alonso has joined in the war against the coronavirus by supplying UNICEF with vital protective equipment.
The two-time F1 champion and double Le Mans 24 Hours winner, via his work with the children's charity, has donated 300,000 respiratory masks and 4,000 additional pieces of protective equipment.
Via its Twitter feed, UNICEF's message entitled 'Gracias Fernando' read: "Thank you very much for your contribution that allows us to continue helping with the emergence of the coronavirus.
"With your collaboration, from UNICEF we can provide 4,000 - with images of the equipment and gloves - to prevent the spread of the virus. From the heart, thank you from all the UNICEF team."
An additional message added: "We want to thank our dear ambassador @alo_oficial for his contribution to help us continue to fight to protect those who protect us. Thank you for always being at the side of those who need us most!"
Gracias a vosotros por la labor incansable que hacéis siempre, como en este momento delicado. Con @unicef_es hemos comprado ya material sanitario tan urgente y necesario. Cualquier ayuda es poca, os animo a todos. Desde un sms con “UNICEF” al 28028 a visitar la pág web de Unicef. https://t.co/OG9m2Kzv6N
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