COVID-19: Lionel Messi and Sunil Chhetri chosen for FIFA-WHO campaign

VAMAKSHI RASTOGI 24/03/2020 16:01:43

New Delhi: FIFA and WHO have teamed up to combat against COVID-19. FIFA-WHO is about to launch its new awareness campaign led by the world-renowned Footballers. 


Indian Footballer Sunil Chhetri along with 28 world renowned footballers including Lionel Messi has been picked by FIFA for world's govering body's awareness campaign to combat the pandemic. 


WHO is calling on footballers around the world to follow five important steps to contain the spread of coronavirus. The 'Pass the message to kick out coronavirus' campaign promotes steps to follow- hand washing, physical distance, self quarantine if not feeling well, not touching face, coughing etiquettes. 


A total of 28 football players will be involved in the video campaign. Which will be published in 13 languages. The some best known players like Lionel Messi, Philip Lahm, Iker Casillas and Carles Puyol wille be seen in the campaign. 




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