Raheem Sterling's video plea for people to 'stay at home and save lives'

13:23pm, Sun 29 Mar 2020
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Manchester City and England footballer Raheem Sterling has sent a video message to NHS staff praising them for the 'fantastic job' they're doing.

He also took the opportunity to remind people of the guidelines they must follow to keep safe.

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He said: "You need to stay at home. Let's help our NHS by staying home. Only leave your house if you need essential food, medicine or exercise.

"The NHS have been doing a fantastic job, so let's help them continue doing their wonderful works by just staying at home and protecting our NHS and saving lives.

"And how are we gonna save lives? By staying home - come on guys."

Sterling, in common with most footballers, is awaitingthe decision on how the season is going to play out, with Premier League clubs meeting this week in a bid  to resolve the issue.