Olimpia Milano players donate one million euros for fight against coronavirus

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Giannis Askounis

01/Apr/20 11:26


AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan players and head coach give up a portion of their salaries, in response to the coronavirus emergency.

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan announced on Wednesday that players and the head coach opted to donate part of their salaries to support Lombardy hospitals during the coronavirus COVID-19 emergency. Owner, Giorgio Armani previously donated 1.25 million euros.

Per Olimpia Milano: “Giorgio Armani and the President, Leo Dell’Orco announced today that Pallacanestro Olimpia Milano players and the head coach have decided to give up a part of their salary to support the Lombardy hospital structures committed to fight the epidemiological emergency from COVID-19 and that Olimpia Milano will also make a corresponding donation.

The total amount of the donation is equal to 1 million euro and it adds to the donations made by the Armani Group in favor of some Italian hospitals and the Italian Civil Protection and to the conversion of its factories for the production of disposable lab coats recently announced.”