Jesse Lingard plays rapper Aitch at FIFA in bid to raise money for the NHS

Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard took to his PlayStation to help raise money for the NHS during the ongoing coronavirus global pandemic.

Lingard got together with rapper Aitch and actor/comedian Michael Dappah for some games of FIFA 20, which were streamed live on Aitch's YouTube channel.

In the first game, Aitch chose to play as France while Lingard chose German side Borussia Dortmund.

Lingard chose Dortmund by saying that he wanted to play as England team mate Jadon Sancho.

Then pair entered half-time goalless, but Aitch broke the deadlock thanks to a strike from Wissam Ben-Yedder just after half-time.

Lingard had a great chance to level proceedings with a penalty, but a weak strike low to the goalkeeper's right kept the score at 1-0.

Aitch held on to win the first game of the stream by a single goal.

During the initial game, Dappah kept fans up to date with how much money had been donated.

Fans could donate to the NHS by clicking a link in the bio of the video and choosing an amount. Aitch and Lingard encouraged fans to donate throughout the game.

The three also had some merchandise to give away. Top of the list were five signed Manchester United shirts from Lingard, while there were also some brand new Nike trainers, among other items.

Dappah played Aitch in the second game, choosing Liverpool while Aitch remained as France.

Aitch could not repeat his heroics from the first match as Dappah ran out a comfortable 4-1 winner. The three refused to play a third game until the donations had surpassed the £6,000 mark.

At the time of writing, the event had just surpassed the £10,000 target.

Fans can still donate to the cause by clicking on the following link:

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