Arsenal star forward Bukayo Saka has helped fund 120 life-changing operations for children in Nigeria.
In co-operation with youth charity BigShoe, the England lwinger played an important role in medical procedures for children of Kano that occurred last month.
Saka’s actions come as a response to issues concerns over diseases like brain tumors in Nigeria.
‘I feel blessed to be in a position where I can contribute to making the children’s lives easier and better through these surgeries.
‘I still feel very connected to Nigeria. For me, it is very important to use my abilities to have a positive impact where I can and I have to say a big thank you to the whole BigShoe team for making this possible.
‘For me, it is important that every child has the same opportunity to achieve their dreams.
‘If I can do anything to help then I want to do this, it was very important to me. It makes me happy when I can see the kids happy and their parents happy.
‘I want to do more and more and help as many children as I can.’ saka said.
The Arsenal star isn’t the only player to have teamed up with BigShoe in recent months – with Real Madrid’s Antonio Rudiger agreeing to donate all of his World Cup earnings to children in Sierra Leone.
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