FC Barcelona and Spain striker David Villa has sent two signed jersey’s to the 33 Chilean miners trapped who have been trapped underground for over a month now. One of the shirts have the message of “Be Strong” while the other had a personal message to one of the miners named Franklin Lobos who was once a professional football himself.
Villa’s family has been mining for generations in the Spanish region of Asturias had been quoted by Spanish sports daily El Mundo Deportivo saying:
“I am part of the mining family and I share the concern of the relatives but everything will turn out well,”.
“I wanted to let them know that I am with them, that all of us who know what it’s like in a mine are with them and that the whole world is watching them and supports them,”.