‘La Liga Santander Fest’ has raised this Saturday 625,108.47 eurosthanks to a historic and massive festival that has brought together fifty artists such asAlejandro Sanz, Juanes, Aitana, José Mercé and David Bisbal, among others, and 20 First Division players representing all the clubs to fight the coronavirus.
The event organized by LaLiga and Banco Santander,presented by Eva González and Tony Aguilar, It has lasted more than four hours and has brought together the best of the musical world in a ‘macro-concert’ unprecedented in the history of Spain. This charity marathon will continue to receive donations until Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m.
All the money raised will be donated, through the Banco Santander Foundation, which has also contributed one million face masks, to help mitigate the effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On the one hand, the largest volume will be directed to the purchase of sanitary material and will be channeled following the government’s health priorities, in coordination with the Superior Sports Council (CSD).
In addition, a part of the funds raised at ‘LaLigaSantander Fest’ will gointended for the #SaldremosJuntos initiative, led by Saúl Ñígueztogether with other athletes, journalists, ‘influencers’ and designers to help SMEs and freelancers affected by the health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus.
One of the first footballers to appear was the captain of Real Madrid,Sergio Ramos, who said “there is no better place than home” to fight the diseaseand he hoped that “football and music” will serve these days “to disconnect and have a better time”. Santi Cazorla joined the merengue defense, who assured that “among all” it will be possible to “make a huge donation”.
One of the funniest was Joaquín Sánchez, the captain of Real Betis. “We are going to kick the virus that we are going to send to his home, which is fine”, while the former player from Valencia and Barça, Gaizka Mendieta, LaLiga Ambassador, showed his amazement at the “impressive cast of artists and athletes “who formed the event. “I want to thank the professionals who make these eternal shiftsand that they take care so that we are all safe and sound. We know what a show of support is – when we received applause in a stadium – and now we have to be on the other side to support them because they are giving everything, “added the former midfielder ‘che’, in the same line as Fernando Morientes, another of the agency’s Ambassadors.
Iker Muniain, from Athletic; Koke and Saúl, from Atlético de Madrid; Oier Sanjurho, from Osasuna; Manu García, from Alavés; Piqué and Rakitic, from Barça; Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata, from Getafe; Víctor Díaz, from Granada; José Luis Morales, from Levante; Hugo Mallo, from Celta; Javi López and Wu Lei, from Espanyol; Xisco Campos, from Mallorca; Lucas Vázquez, from Real Madrid; Unai Bustinza, CD Leganés; Asier Illarramendi, from La Real; Javi Moyano, from Valladolid; Sergi Enrich, from Eibar; Jesús Navas, from Seville; and Dani Parejo and Rodrigo Moreno, from Valencia.
In addition to the cited artists:Antonio Carmona, Antonio José, Antonio Orozco, Ainhoa Arteta, Beret, Cami, Danna Paola, Diogo Piçarra, El Arrebato, Juan Magan, Lang Lang, Lola Índigo, Lucas Vidal, Luciano Pereyra, Luis Fonsi, Manuel Carrasco, Miriam, Mon Laferte, Morat, Pablo Alborán, Pablo López, Raphael, Rosario, Sebastián Yatra, Stool, Tini and Vanesa Martín put the grain of sand from their houses.