The Portuguese soccer pro may get attention off the field for his underwear ads, rippled abs and diamond earrings, but he’s also been known to spend massive chunks of his payday on good will: he once donated $83,000 to a ten-year-old fan in need of brain surgery; he sent a cancer center in Portugal $165,000 after they treated his mother; he’s helped tsunami and earth quake victims and has fought against childhood hunger and tackled obesity. Opening up to a British newspaper, the footballer once said, “My father always taught me that when you help other people, then God will give you double. And that’s what has really happened to me.”
Sounds like a good deal.
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