Arsenal and Spain right-back Hector Bellerin has pledged to give £50 to the victim affected by the Grenfell Tower fire for every minute he plays for Spain at the European Under-21 Championship.
Police have affirmed that no less than 30 people died in the fire that immersed the block of flats in North Kensington, but according to reports from Sky News saying the numbers of missing, and people feared dead is almost 70.
With Spain starting their group game against Macedonia at the Stadion GOSiR in Gdynia, Poland, on Saturday, Bellerin is excepted to feature in every minute of the campaign for his donation to reach £22,500 in total.
— Héctor Bellerín (@HectorBellerin) June 17, 2017
The 22-year-old is on duty with an elegant Spain squad in Poland, and they are solid top picks to win their third title in the space of six years, having claimed triumphed at the Euros in 2011 and 2013.
Bellerin’s pledges take after that of Raheem Sterling on Friday, who will give a “substantial” amount to those victim affected by the fire earlier this week
“This is a profound and tragic circumstance, one that is close to my heart and difficult to accept. I might want to help in the ideal way I can.
“It is just a little step, but little step[s prompt enormous changes on the off chance that we as a whole come together. My condolences to the affected families, likewise the people who lost their homes.” Sterling told the BBC
Bellerin becomes the recent footballer to pledge his support to the victims of the fire, with former Aldershot, Shrewsbury and Plymouth striker Marvin Morgan organized a superstar football match on Friday in a bid to raise £10,000 for the Grenfell Tower fire victims.