- Ronaldo owns chains of luxurious hotels across Europe and the Middle East
- Achraf Hakimi donates blood.
Global football star Cristiano Ronaldo has opened his Pestana CR7 Marrakech hotel to provide refuge for those affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday.
The earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter scale, has left over 2,000 people dead and countless others injured, prompting a surge in the demand for shelter and assistance.
Ronaldo, who owns chains of luxurious hotels across Europe and the Middle East, wasted no time in responding to the crisis.
“….We had to come to the new area of Marrakech, where there are more luxury hotels, so to speak,” Irene Seixas, a Spanish national, said to channel 24h.
“Now we have managed to get Cristiano Ronaldo’s hotel, which is on the outskirts, to give us a room,”
“We are waiting. We have slept all night on the street and at seven in the morning they told us that yes, we could approach,”
The Pestana CR7 Marrakech Hotel, a symbol of opulence, is now transformed into a safe haven for those displaced by the earthquake’s aftermath.
The earthquake, which struck with tremendous force, has shaken the nation to its core.
In addition to opening his hotel for the victims, Cristiano Ronaldo took to his Instagram page to express his heartfelt condolences to the people of Morocco
His message of solidarity and support has resonated with millions around the world.
President Ruto Support Morocco
Leaders from across the globe, including President William Ruto, have extended their support to Morocco during these trying times.
“Kenya stands with the people of Morocco as they deal with the devastating effects of the earthquake that struck their nation Friday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who have been affected,” he said.
Morocco’s own Achraf Hakimi, a renowned defender playing for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), along with his national teammates, displayed remarkable solidarity by donating blood to help those in need.
In a heartfelt message, Hakimi conveyed empathy and hope to the victims of this catastrophic earthquake, showing that the spirit of unity and compassion transcends borders.