Sadio Mane: Why would I want 10 Ferraris and 20 diamond watches?

The Liverpool player prefers to give money to charity than to live lavishly

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Sadio Mane is not your typical 27-year-old football megastar. The Liverpool man explained why he does so much charity work in an interview with

Alex Muñoz

"Why would I want ten Ferraris, twenty diamond watches, or two planes? What will these objects do for me and for the world?” said the Senegalese winger.

"I was hungry, and I had to work in the field; I survived hard times, played football barefoot, I did not have an education and many other things, but today with what I win thanks to football, I can help my people.

"I built schools, a stadium, we provide clothes, shoes, food for people who are in extreme poverty. In addition, I give 70 euros per month to all people in a very poor region of Senegal which contributes to their family economy.

"I do not need to display luxury cars, luxury homes, trips and even planes. I prefer that my people receive a little of what life has given me."


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