Bundesliga helping hands.
The four Bundesliga clubs in this season’s Champions League have pledged 20m euros (£18.3m) to support fellow German teams during the coronavirus.
The German Football League (DFL) will decide how the money will be distributed.
Former West Germany striker Rummenigge said: “In these difficult times, it’s important that the stronger shoulders support the weaker shoulders.
With this, we also want to show that football is standing together right now.
“Borussia Dortmund is currently having a major impact on society through a wide range of initiatives.
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and his wife Anna have contributed one million euros (£923,900) to fight the virus,.
Team mates Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich set up a fund called We Kick Corona and contributed one million euros between them.
While Manchester City’s German winger Leroy Sane has also made a considerable financial donation.
On Wednesday, players and directors at Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund agreed to take temporary pay cuts.
The aim is to support the smaller Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga clubs in case of need during the corona virus crisis.