David Villa Sends Two Signed Jerseys To Chilean Miners

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,”.

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