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Roma to donate £133.000 for injured Liverpool fan

Roma have donated £133.000 to aid the recovery of injured Liverpool fan Sean Cox.

Cox was a victim of a attack by Italian club supporters during Champions League 2017/18 semi-finals first leg at Anfield in April. Irishman is still unable to talk because of the injuries.

A statement says (via talkSPORT): “Roma and club president Jim Pallotta have today announced that they will donate an initial sum of 150,000 euros to the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox to help with his medical and rehabilitation costs.

“Roma will donate 100,000 euros through its Roma Cares foundation, while Pallotta has decided to make a personal donation of 50,000 euros.

“Today’s announcement comes after club officials flew to Ireland on Friday to meet with Sean’s wife Martina and representatives helping to manage the family’s fundraising efforts.

“Having offered an initial financial donation, Roma have also agreed to work with the Cox family on further fundraising initiatives that will help cover ongoing costs for Sean over a multi-year period.”

Jurgen Klopp has also donated for Sean Cox (right)

People all over the world have already donated £308.000 for Cox.

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