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Cox, injured Liverpool fan gets €150,000 from AS Roma

Written by Ayobami Sodiq
                               

Injured Liverpool Fan, Sean Cox will not be walking alone after his injury as football club, AS Roma is set to donate 150,000 euros (about 132,870 pounds) towards his medical and rehabilitation costs.

The 53-year-old Sean Cox, from Ireland, suffered a brain injury in an incident outside Anfield in April. The incident took place before the 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League semi-final first-leg match between Liverpool and Roma.

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The Italian club announced that they would donate 100,000 euros through their Roma Cares foundation, while their president Jim Pallotta would make a personal donation of 50,000 euros. The Serie A club have also agreed to work with Cox’s wife Martina on further fund-raising initiatives to help cover the ongoing costs of his recovery. “What happened to Sean Cox should never happen to anyone attending a football match,” Pallotta told the club website.

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“Our thoughts today, as they have been from day one, are with Sean, Martina and their whole family. We all hope Sean makes as full a recovery as possible.” NAN

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