24 March 2020

Messi among a stellar cast of sports stars in FIFA's coronavirus advice video

FIFA and the World Health Organisation have released a video of past and present footballing greats coming together to spread the message on how to protect against the coronavirus.

The video includes global superstars from the men's and women's games including Lionel Messi, Gary Lineker and Carli Lloyd as well as pundits and players from all over the world.

It says: "For the first time ever we, the entire world, are all playing on the same team.

"Our opponent is a disease. We need determination, discipline and teamwork to beat the coronavirus.

"The world of football is united and together, we will win."

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