COVID-19: Nick Kyrgios keeps promise of food for hungry people
SYDNEY: Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios it has apparently delivered on its promise to help hungry people in the coronavirus Close, with social media images showing boxes of essential items ready for delivery.
The controversial Kyrgios, infamously open and known for his fiery antics on the court, said Monday that he would personally throw food on doors after COVID-19 the restrictions closed entire industries, forcing large numbers of people to lose their jobs in Australia .
People queuing to receive welfare payments across the country have been compared to scenes from the Great Depression.
Please don't go to sleep on an empty stomach, Kyrgios, the world's 40th, posted on Instagram on Monday. Don't be afraid or embarrassed to send me a private message. I will be more than happy to share what I have.
Images of Canberra-based tennis star's Instagram stories shared on News Corp websites showed boxes of essentials captioned "deliveries in progress".
It comes just a few months after the 24-year-old led a wildfire relief campaign that raised millions of dollars.
Kyrgios gave Aus$200 (US$125) for every ace he hit across his home tennis summer, which ran until the end of the Australia n Open.
Other players and Australia n Open organizers jumped on board the fundraising drive, also contributing large sums to people affected by the deadly fires.