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Italian football club AC Milan on Friday said it has raised a half-million euros ($540,645) for the fight against the novel coronavirus.

“A goal scored against Coronavirus. It is through their great heart, that the Rossoneri [Red and Blacks] family have collected, to date, almost €500,000 for the struggle against COVID-19,” AC Milan said on its website.

The club stated that it raised the money through contributions from clubs, fans, players, directors, personnel, and fan clubs.

With the money collected, the Italian club will buy “equipment and medical supplies,” it said.

The campaign is ongoing, and people who want

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