West Brom come up with inventive way to showcase how quickly coronavirus can spread in just 10 interactions by using their superb team goal against Huddersfield
- West Brom have used a video of a goal to show how coronavirus can spread
- The clip shows a passing move resulting in Matt Phillips’ strike vs Huddersfield
- The count of the amount of people infected increased with each pass of the ball
- Baggies are encouraging their fans to stay at home and in turn save lives
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Many people across the world are self-isolating but others are still venturing outside when they don’t have a justifiable reason to do so.
West Brom posted a tweet showing Matt Phillips’ goal against Huddersfield in September, which was scored as a result of a wonderful passing move.
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West Brom used an exquisite passing move resulting in Matt Phillips’ strike vs Huddersfield
The Baggies wanted to drill home how each point of contact can spread coronavirus
Each time the ball was passed the number rocketed up, showing how people are affected
West Brom tweeted: ‘Don’t pass it on
‘On average one person will pass coronavirus to three others. Here’s what happens if that continues for 10 passes… #StayAtHomeSaveLives | #WBA’
The video shows how with each pass the number of people infected with the disease increases, eventually reaching 59,049.
West Brom’s tweet demonstrates the importance of social distancing, with the club using their platform to get an important message across.
In no time at all the total neared 20,000, before finally finishing at 59,049 as the goal went in
The video received much praise from supporters on social media, with one fan writing: ‘One of the goals of the season for me, with a brilliant message behind it.’
Another added: ‘This is such a powerful message guys, fantastic stuff #stayathomesavelives.