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Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly donates €1.5mn to children in Gaza

Published time: November 21, 2012 10:50
Edited time: November 22, 2012 14:26
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (AFP Photo / Dani Pozo)

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (AFP Photo / Dani Pozo)

Real Madrid iconic forward Cristiano Ronaldo has donated €1.5 million to Palestinian children in Gaza, the Arabic version of the club’s Classico network reports.

The star forward gave his Golden Boot which he earned in 2011 to the Real Madrid foundation. The Spanish giants in their turn sold it at auction and will now donate the funds to schools in Gaza. Cristiano Ronaldo or the Real Madrid Foundation have not commented on the news so far.

According to various reports, the Real Madrid Foundation has helped to build 167 schools in 66 countries.

It’s not the first time Ronaldo has given to charity. Last year he sold most of his sports shoes at a Real Madrid Foundation auction which was also dedicated to raising funds for schools in Gaza.

Ronaldo became the most expensive footballer in history after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid in a transfer worth €93.9 million. In addition, his contract with Real Madrid, in which he is paid €12 million per year, makes him one of the highest-paid footballers in the world.

Comments (24)


Daniel Strokolis 11.08.2014 02:29

i love Lionel Messi more


haji soomro 30.07.2014 11:41

yeh..plestien need such a real hero...


Mehdi Lotfi 25.07.2014 13:28

While Lionel Messi Donates €1 Million to Israel, Cristiano Ronaldo Donated €1.5 Million to Palestinian Children in Gaza
Shae on you Messi

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