ISTANBUL

Turkish football club Fenerbahce’s fans clothed the statue of their former star Alex de Souza from Brazil with a mask and gloves to raise awareness for the protection from the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

A group of fans gathered together around the statue of Alex on Friday to raise awareness for the fight against COVID-19.

The statue is located near the club’s Ulker Stadium in Istanbul’s Kadikoy district.

Former Brazil attacking midfielder, Alex, 42, also shared a photo of his statue with the mask and gloves on his Instagram account to thank the fans.

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