ISTANBUL, May 4 -- Arsenal'sMesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish origin, has made a generous donation to a Turkish charity during the month of Ramadan amid coronavirus crisis.

Amid Arsenal pay cut criticism, Ozil has made a donation of over £80,000 to Charity organisation Turkish Red Crescent that will provide food and aid for 16,000 Muslims throughout the fasting month of Ramadan.

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"At the Red Crescent, we stand by those in need 365 days a year," said Kerem Kinik, the head of the Turkish Red Crescent, as reported bythe Daily Sabah.

"Of course, we do this thanks to donations made by philanthropist friends who follow our work. As donations increase, we will b...