Although tournaments everywhere have ground to a halt, football’s fight against COVID-19 continues right across the globe as diverse members of the football family go all out to help overcome this crisis. Assistance from national federations abounds, club donations are growing steadily, and players are spurring each other on with ideas to support those afflicted and entertain their house-bound fans.
FIFA.com will be reporting on a regular basis on some of the many acts of solidarity being organised around the world.
Federations respond en masse
As the coronavirus spreads across countries and continents, an equally infectious desire to help medical and health services is following in its wake. For example, football federations around the world are mobilising to tackle the pandemic through reassuring videos and prevention messages.