Cristiano Ronaldo has been assigned a £10,000 charity donation by the Premier League after joining their 100 goals club, only to match the donation to take the total to £20,000.
The Manchester United star reached a century of league goals in England’s top-flight towards the end of last season during United’s 3-1 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
According to the Daily Mail, the Premier League donated the five-figure sum to be given to good causes in Ronaldo’s name – a sum he matched to increase the donation in question.
The 37-year-old has chosen to donate the cash to children’s charities – one which is called Rays of Sunshine, an organisation that helps kids suffering from life-limiting illnesses.
Ronaldo, who now has 102 goals to his name in the Premier League, has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer.
It would be a shame for new manager Erik ten Hag to lose his main goalscorer ahead of his first campaign, but United hope that the veteran can be persuaded to stay at the club for another season.
Ronaldo’s contract expires next year.