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Messi declared war against malaria

Messi declared war against malaria

Barcelona star Lionel Messi arrived in Senegal to start a campaign against malaria in Africa.

The current winner of the "Golden Ball" is a person of the event.

"I'm really glad I came to Senegal. My commitment to this battle against malaria is adamant. When I have the opportunity to help, I will not hesitate," said the Argentinian, who is under investigation for tax evasion.

The project is funded by the sports organization of Qatar. Around 700 00 people die from malaria each year, 91 percent of the victims are in Africa.

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