Lewandowskis chip in EUR 1 million for coronavirus fight

Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna are one of Poland’s most famous couples. Andrzej Lange/PAP

Poland and Bayern Munich football star Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna are donating EUR 1 million to the fight against the coronavirus.

Lewandowski, the captain of the national team, is Poland’s most famous football player while his wife in a household name owing to fitness and lifestyle programmes.

Anna Lewandowska is a household name in Poland.Leszek Szymański/PAP

“Today, we are all aware of the difficulties of the situation around us,” the couple said in a statement. “Today, we are all playing in one team. Let’s be strong in this fight. If we can help someone, let’s do it.

“The situation affects each of us, so we are asking you again: follow the instructions, listen to those who know best. Be responsible. We believe that we will return to our normal life soon. We are in this together.