By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 20:06 BST, 2 May 2020 | Updated: 20:06 BST, 2 May 2020
Mezut Ozil has chipped in to help those struggling with the coronavirus in Turkey after pledging £80,000 for muslims during Ramadan.
The Germany international, who is of Turkish descent, made the generous donation to provide food and aid for 16,000 muslims throughout the holy month.
Turkish Red Crescent will now be able to give iftar, which is eaten to end the day of fasting, to families across Turkey and Syria, with 2,000 packages expected to be dispatched.
Mesut Ozil has donated £80,000 to a Turkish charity to help muslims during Ramadan
The Germany international wished his followers a happy Ramadan in a social post last month