?Antoine Griezmann has cracked it. With everyone eager to do whatever they can to help in the battle against Covid-19 but unable to leave their homes, the Barcelona striker has come up with an ingenious solution: raise money through online gaming.
With many people dusting off their old Playstation 1 systems or digging up old copies of ancient games as a means to pass the time, the main source of solace during these difficult times has indeed been the trusted video game.
Antoine Griezmann is streaming live on Twitch for 24 hours straight to raise money to aid the Red Cross in their fight against COVID-19.
Highlights in the schedule include Call of Duty with Paul Pogba (now) & Football Manager 2020 with Ousmane Dembélé. https://t.co/p7JsPaDsgL
— Get French Football News (@GFFN) April 10, 2020
Someone who enjoys a foray into the digital world is the Frenchman, who is trying his hand at an array of games all with the meaningful intention of raising money
Footballers and gaming tend to go hand-in-hand, with many stars of the sport opting to delve into the virtual world during their downtime as a means to switch off from the daily rigours of top-level football. That’s why Griezmann’s idea is both thoughtful, smart and, hopefully, entertaining, since you’d hope he’ll have some level of skill at this stage.
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