helsea star Kai Havertz has donated €200,000 (£172,000) to guidance those affected by flooding in western Germany, and will auction a pair of a person-off Nike boots just after this weekend’s sport towards Arsenal.
At minimum 58 people are regarded to have died in the North Rhine-Westphalia district although almost 4,000 citizens have been forced from their residences.
Havertz, 22, has made a confined-version pair of ‘Nike Phantoms’ boots which will be worn versus Arsenal on Sunday and then auctioned off together with a signed shirt to increase resources on major of his donation.
“I’m in a massively privileged scenario and I hope by setting up this marketing campaign supporting the Red Cross Germany I can encourage other folks to give what they can to support,” explained Havertz.
“My constrained version boots are a indication of solidarity with all those suffering, to clearly show that I stand with my local community and I am pondering of them.
“I was so shocked when I to start with observed the visuals, it is tricky to understand what the folks need to be heading by means of proper now, but I realized I experienced to do some thing.
“By donating dollars, we can enable Red Cross Germany with their relief and help initiatives on the floor to make guaranteed it gets to men and women that will need it most.
“I want to say thank you to 11TeamSports for their assistance with logistics and for pledging all income from income to the campaign.”