Jose Mourinho to volunteer as food delivery driver amid coronavirus crisis
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho will be volunteering as a food delivery driver to help during the coronavirus lockdown, the club confirmed on their Twitter account.
The 57-year-old will be make weekly deliveries from the club’s training ground to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The stadium is acting as a food distribution hub during the crisis.
In a video posted by the club’s Twitter account, Mourinho said:
“This is a garden at our training centre that grows fresh fruit and vegetables here for the first-team restaurant. Now this food is being taken to our distribution hub at the stadium so it can be given to those most in need in the community.
“From next week I will be volunteering my time to help out in the garden and take this food to the stadium.”
The Portuguese went on to thank the NHS staff and everyone else who were battling the pandemic on the frontline.
“I would like to thank our frontline heroes for the incredible work they are doing to keep us safe at this time. Thank you.”
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Earlier this month, the club had reprimanded Jose for breaking lockdown rules. The manager had conducted an outdoor training session with Tanguy Ndombele and apologised for his actions soon after.
It is great to see our manager volunteering to help out in these challenging times.
From turning our stadium into a hospital unit and testing centre, to delivering produce grown in our Kitchen Garden to the needy, the club has been doing some brilliant work in helping fight the battle against the pandemic.