Published On: Mon, Aug 17th, 2015

List of World’s Top 20 Charitable Athletes includes Shahid Afridi



Pakistan’s T20 captain Shahid Afridi has been named among Cristiano Ronaldo, John Cena, Serena Williams, Lebron James by in the list of world’s top 20 charitable athletes.

After becoming Mr. Boom Boom in the cricketing world, Afridi established his own Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) in March 2014 for the welfare work in society. His aim was to improve and enrich living standards of the underprivileged, the goals of Afridi’s foundation is to uplift the quality of life of a common person by providing free education and medical facilities. The foundation has been providing free healthcare facilities in Kohat and they have covered more than 14 villages.

Portuguese skipper and Real Madrid’s football star Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list for his charitable work, as he donated more than $83,000 to a 10 year-old fan for his brain surgery. Ronaldo also donated $165,000 to a cancer hospital in Potugal, where they treated his mother.


The list of World’s Top 20 Charitable Athletes:

1) Cristiano Ronaldo

2) John Cena

3) Serena Williams

4) Yuna Kim

5) Neymar Jr.

6) LeBron James


7) Heather O’Reilly

8) Maria Sharapova

9) Mo’ne Davis

10) Richard Sherman

11) Meryl Davis & Charlie White

12) Dan Carter

13) Roman Reigns


14) Ronda Rousey

15) Lindsey Vonn

16) Tom Daley

17) Bethany Hamilton

18) Saina Nehwal

19) Paul Rabil

20) Shahid Afridi

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