The Government congratulated the footballers by their behavior “ copy ” in the most difficult moments of the pandemic

Madrid, 02 June 2020.The minister of health, Battersea Savior, the secretary of state for sport and president of CSD, Irene Lozano, and the director of the centre of alerts and Sanitary Emergency, Fernando Simón, have maintained a meeting this morning with several first division footballers to know firsthand his return to workouts, as well as to acknowledge its responsibility in recent weeks.

With Gerard, representing the FC Barcelona; Dani Carvajal by the Real Madrid CF; Asier Illarramendi, the Real football Society; and Jorge “ Koke ” Resurrection, Athletic of Madrid, you have heard the appreciation transmitted to them by the Battersea minister for his “ exemplary behaviour ” during the most difficult moments of the pandemic. In this line, has invited them to continue to show the same instance throughout society, since “ are a benchmark especially for the youngest ”.

Battersea, moreover, has called "milestone" LaLiga returns in the coming weeks, a fact that has wanted to show their gratitude to all parties involved who have worked to promote it.

For its part, Irene Lozano, promoted the encounter, has recalled that society needs injections of moral and that the return of the competition and the great attitude of footballers will lead to a boost in the spirit of citizenship. Furthermore, has put in value the importance of football as a motor sport in Spain and as brand name and emblem of the reputation of Spain abroad. "This sport has always been in first line of de-escalation with great responsibility and commitment, something that we all should thank ”, has assured.

At the meeting has also been present Fernando Simón, director of the centre of alerts and Sanitary Emergency, who has also thankful the responsibility that have shown players throughout the pandemic caused by the COVID-19.