Cristiano Ronaldo named ‘the world most charitable athlete giver’

cristiano ronaldo

According to DoSomething.org, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been name the most charitable athlete in the world.

Ronaldo is an ambassador of some of the world’s charity organization like ‘Save the Children’ and UNICEF and also engaged in several generous donations.

He visited and funded the rehabilitation of one of the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake, Martunis who was found wearing his Portuguese national team jersey.

Ronaldo donated £100,000 to the hospital that saved his mother’s life in Madeira following her battle with cancer, so that they could build a cancer centre on the island.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   Hugh Hefner's 30-year-old wife Crystal Harris 'will not inherit anything after signing iron-clad prenup of never being added to his will'

In November 2012, Ronaldo sold the golden boot he had won in 2011 for €1.5 million and gave the money to fund schools for children in Gaza.

All these acts among other ones are the reasons the 30-year-old was voted the most charitable athlete in the world.

READ ALSO: Ronaldo Gets The Ladies Excited With New Photo

The list was compiled by DoSomething.org, who have launched an ‘Athletes Gone Good’ list in response to their ‘Celebs Gone Good’ award.

Second in the list is world wrestling star John Cena, who has granted nearly 500 wishes for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   Christiano Ronaldo wins Ballon D'ors for the fourth time

He is the most requested celebrity by terminally ill children through the Make-A-Wish and he holds the record for meeting more Make-A-Wish children than anyone else.

Tennis star Serena Williams is number three with Yuna Kim and Neymar rounding up the top five.

READ ALSO: I must sleep with Ronaldo, Wizkid before I retire – New president of Nigerian prostitutes’ association, Jessica Elvis

If Igbos are butchered again, Nigeria will break - Fani Kayode warns
The Emir of Misau in Bauchi State Dies at 81
loading...
Tags:, , , , , , ,    

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.