A Man With a Big Heart – Christiano Ronaldo
The famous Portuguese football megastar has donated 7 million Euros to help Nepal in an emergency relief operation.
This relatively poor Himalayan country was struck by a devastating earthquake last month.
The epicentre was located at the village of Barpak, in the district of Gorkha. Seismologists measured it as a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Christiano Ronaldo also asks all his footie followers to make an individual donation to help relieve the suffering of the Nepalese people.
relief: help (things such as food, money, medicine) for people who are victims of a catastrophe, war, flood, etc..
relief in other languages
seismologist: a person (expert) who studies earthquakes.
footie: (slang) football, soccer.
Read by John Edwin Skelton.
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