Gary Lineker lauds Cristiano Ronaldo as he makes his Moroccan hotel available to provide refuge to the victims of earthquake

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BBC lead presenter Gary Lineker hailed Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal superstar made his Hotel Pestana CR7 available for stay to those affected by the devastating earthquake in Morocco.

Tragedy struck Morocco yesterday (September 9) when a catastrophic earthquake occurred near the historic city of Marrakesh. 

The 6.8 magnitude earthquake reportedly killed more than 2012 people and injured a further 2059, with the toll steadily increasing (via Al Jazeera).

As per AS, Cristiano Ronaldo selflessly decided to aid those affected by the disaster. The 38-year-old has made the Hotel Pestana CR7 available for those seeking refuge. 

The luxury hotel has 174 rooms and will be used to provide assistance to those who have been rendered homeless.

Gary Lineker praised Ronaldo on X (formerly Twitter) by tweeting:

“Well played @Cristiano”

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