Zinedine Zidane has interrupted your vacation during the last days to show solidarity with the Algerians who are suffering the devastating fires that affect the African country. He who was a player and coach of Real Madrid has been the protagonist of the information published by the African media ‘Shoot Africa‘in which they detail that the French coach – of Algerian origin – would have donated a total of two million euros for those affected.
Their place of origin, one of the most affected
The extreme temperatures that are being registered during this month of August are not only affecting the Iberian Peninsula, but are also affecting some of the African countries, such as Algeria. There, during the last week they have tried to control the flames that were registered in the north of the country and that more than 70 people have been killed, among which were around 30 soldiers.
For this reason, and being affected by what is happening in the country where his family is from, Zinedine Zidane wanted to help in the best possible way all those who have unfortunately been affected in recent days by the fires. According to this information, which is also collected by the French newspaper ‘L’Equipe‘, the coach wanted to make this donation of two million euros through his foundation, as he usually does in various charity events.
Like so many other recognized faces of French football, Zinedine Zidane is of Algerian origin, and Kabylia, the place where his family grew up, is one of the most affected regions for these one hundred fires that were detected in recent days. In addition to the French coach, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is also a native of this region.