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Spanish sporting icons Rafael Nadal, Pau Gasol launch fundraiser to help country fight coronavirus


Spanish sports stars Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol launched a fund-raising drive on Thursday explaining they wanted to give something back to the coronavirus hit nation that nurtured them to greatness.

Tennis ace Nadal and NBA star Gasol have targeted raising 11 million euros ($12.3million) in the nation that has suffered the second-highest total of coronavirus deaths.

“The Spanish people have never let us athletes down. We are what we are because of them,” said Nadal, a 19-time Grand Slam winner. “We cannot let them down now.”

Nadal said he came up with the idea and called his fellow ...


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