Mertens, the highest scorer in Napoli’s history, did a good deed.
The worst earthquake ever hit Turkiye. On the 6th (hereinafter referred to as Korean time), a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit southeast Turkey and the vicinity of Syria. It is estimated that a series of earthquakes of unprecedented intensity, such as a 7.5-magnitude aftershock, further increased the damage.
The casualties were also horrific. According to AFP news agency, the death toll in both Turkey and Syria combined has so far exceeded 11,200. The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that the death toll could exceed 20,000 in the worst case scenario. 온라인바카라
In response, the soccer world is also reaching out a helping hand. Lee Kang-in’s Mallorca teammate, Bedat Muriki, played for Turkiye, so he couldn’t just pass by. Donated 15,000 euros (approximately 20.31 million won) to those suffering from the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
In addition, Napoli’s ‘Iron Pillar’ Min-jae Kim is also helping as he played for Turkiye Fenerbahce in the past. On the 9th, Kim Min-jae also promoted the donation to restore Turkey with the post “I pray for Turkey” on social media.
Another Naples native, Dries Mertens, also joined. Mertens played for Napoli from 2013 to last year, and is the player who scored 148 goals for Napoli and is the highest scorer in the team. Since this season he has been playing for Turkiye Galatasaray.
Mertens is helping people affected by the earthquake. According to the Turkiye media ‘Turkiye Newspaper’ on the 8th, Mertens and his wife helped out by distributing relief supplies at Galatasaray’s home stadium NEP Stadium, which is being used as an earthquake shelter. In particular, Mertens helped unload and move boxes containing food and medical equipment that arrived at the shelter from trucks.