Charity match for Stefano Borgonovo

A match between a host of Milan and Fiorentina greats, in aid of the former Milan and Fiorentina striker Stefano Borgonovo who has Lou Gehrig’s disease took place on Wednesday night in Florence.[ The illness is fatal over time and it is a condition which affects the nerves that help control the muscular movements around the body. It can also affect breathing, speaking and eating]
The charity meeting was organized to help with research to find a cure for the illness. The player’s shirts are set to be auctioned following the completion of the game to assist in the raising of funds for the cause.At the completion of the match, Stefano Borgonovo had a message for all of those in his position: “I wanted to say to those who suffer from what I suffer, believe in yourself, believe in football, and believe in the players and the football leagues that will help to find a cure for our illness.”

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