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Thursday, March 23, 2023

Thanks to the benevolent efforts of Mbappe, a philanthropic initiative to support Turkish sports celebrities has yielded a staggering 45 million dollars in aid for the earthquake victims.

Turkish sports stars, with the participation of some international soccer stars, succeeded in raising 546 million Turkish liras (about 45 million US dollars) in the aid campaign. "shoulder to shoulder" Organized by Turkish sports institutions to support those affected by the earthquake that hit Turkey last month.

French star Kylian Mbappe pledged to do his best to help the earthquake victims in Turkey, and coincided with a campaign "shoulder to shoulder" Last Wednesday, the Paris Saint-Germain striker posted on his personal Twitter account the Turkish flag and an emoji to pray for Turkey.

A number of Turkish football stars and coaches, such as striker Genk Tosun, veteran coach Fatih Terim, and Hatayspor coach Volkan Demirel, participated in the live broadcast, which was launched to raise funds for the earthquake victims.

Turkish media reported that French player Pavitimbi Gomez donated 4 million Turkish liras ($211,000) as part of his participation in the aid campaign, as did Spanish star Juan Mata.

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