Italian league leaders Juventus have declared players and directors have agreed to forgo $90 million in salary to help the team throughout the coronavirus catastrophe.
In the first arrangement of its type in Seria A, the cash amounts to four weeks of salary, with all the league’s highest-paid player Cristiano Ronaldo giving around $10 million himself.
Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini, with an economics degree, directed the discussions with the team and fellow gamers.
“In the event, the present year’s games be rescheduled, the team will negotiate in good faith with all the players and the trainer conditional increases of compensations in line with the true resumption and finalization of official contests,” the Italian winners said in a statement.
All sport in Italy are suspended below a national lockdown during April 3, together with all the shut down of this nation anticipated to be prolonged.
Italy is the hardest-hit country in the world, with 92,000 cases and over 10,000 deaths verified.