Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 2011 /WNCNews/ – Juventus striker Alessandro del Piero sells T-shirts to help raise funds for earthquake victims in Japan, as reported by Japanese mass media on Saturday (4/2).
The Juventus player produces T-shirts featuring the flags of Japan and Italy and Tomo kanji character which means friend. T-shirts are sold for 15 euros.
“I have many wonderful memories of playing for Italy in the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea,” said Del Piero as quoted by Japanese sports newspaper, Nikkan Sports.
“I feel very sad thinking about the victims of earthquake in Sendai place where the Italian team practiced for the 2002 World Cup. I ask everyone to support the fund raising program,” added Del Piero.