Thursday Apr 16, 2020. 16:00
Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka has donated 20,000 PPE (personal protective equipment) gloves to his father’s homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The gloves, which the Red Devils player helped package himself, will help the DRC in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Wan-Bissaka was particularly moved to help the Central African country, as his father hails from that part of the world.
“I’m fortunate. There are those who aren’t able to protect themselves as well or have access to certain things during this crisis,” said Wan-Bissaka, as quoted by Tribal Football.
“It’s been great to give back. I know it’s not easy out there for them so it’s only right for me to help.”
Wan-Bissaka, who has been courted by the DRC in the past, remains eligible to represent the Leopards though it appears his international future lies with England.
The 22-year-old made a big-money move from Crystal Palace to Manchester United at the start of the 2019-20 season and has impressed at Old Trafford thus far.