Lionel Messi: The Most Charitable Player In Professional Sports

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Football is known as "The beautiful game". Football is all about love, passion and respect. All of these ingredients make Football the most popular game on the planet because it involved it followers the way no other sport can. As the fans are most crucial part of the game, footballers connect with them with different. Many Footballers support different causes on both National and International level. When it comes to charity and act of kindness, most of footballer leads with examples.

Recently Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Athletes Gone Good Award for most charity work. It shows, the dedication, seriousness and generosity of football players.

Here is Top 10 charitable players in Football:

Top 10 Charitable Footballers

10-Gareth Barry

The England International and Everton midfielder donated his luxurious Villa in Spain to the children's fund Sun and Happiness back in 2011.

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He raised $185,500 for national society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

While playing for French club Paris St. Germain, he donated all of his wages.

2-Lionel Messi

The little magician is the brand Ambassador of UNICEF. On the behalf of that, Lionel Messi is active member of many UNICEF's activities, including Reach Out To Asia which helps less privileged children in Nepal, Bangladesh and Indonesia.

1-Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is the super star on the football pitch and also in his personal life. Cristiano Ronaldo is the top charitable football player.

The Real Madrid hot- shot has won the Athletes Gone Good Award for most charity work. He is always praised for his charity work. In his native Country Portugal he has donated $165,000 for a cancer hospital.

Cristiano Ronaldo paid $83,000 for the surgery of 10-year-old. He is also part of different awareness causes such as H.I.V, drug addiction, child

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