Real Madrid will remain standing during the coronavirus pandemic. The white team of LaLiga Santander will not cut the salaries of its footballers and will continue with its charitable works, unlike FC Barcelona, who have been forced to reduce payments.
According to the Spanish press, Real Madrid has a fund of $300 million in any unexpected situation like this. The white team remains firm in that its sporting success goes hand in hand with economics.
On the other side of the coin, FC Barcelona did have to cut the salaries of all his officials to avoid economic imbalance, which would have generated unease among the footballers of the Barcelona team.
A few days ago the Real Madrid The Santiago Bernabéu stadium was ceded to serve as a supply center for sanitary materials to fight the pandemic of the coronavirus.
“The Santiago Bernabéu stadium will become an adapted space to store donations of health supplies intended to fight this pandemic,” confirmed the Real Madrid, which launches this initiative in collaboration with the Spanish Higher Sports Council (CSD).
“All this material will be delivered to the Spanish health authorities, under the authority of the State Government, so that optimal and efficient use of these resources, so necessary in the current health emergency, can be made,” added the Real Madrid.
The Real Madrid It has also made an important donation to the Madrid region to combat the coronavirus, according to Isabel Días Ayuso, president of the region.
Meanwhile, Barcelona captains have refused to take a pay cut proposed by the club during the National State of Emergency in Spain. The club has decided to exercise its legal right under the State of Emergency to apply for the temporary redundancy even without the player’s approval, something which the board considers necessary to mitigate the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis.