Sports is a medium that enables the mass to dream big and achieve more in life. The influence that sports personalities have on us is huge. They are looked upon as a source of motivation by many which make their role more significant. And these guys proved that going out of their way to help out their fans can be done under wraps. Following is the list of sports personalities who did something personal for their fans that will make your heart melt. Hope more sporting legends follow suit too!
1. Jack Wilshere (Football)
He created waves on the social media last year for his humble gesture towards a young boy named Jack Marshall. Jack Marshall was suffering with brain tumor. Wilshere use to hang out with Marshall and his family. He even invited them to his place for barbeque parties.
2. Rahul Dravid (Cricket)
There cannot be any second thoughts on how much of a gentleman Rahul Dravid is. On the pitch and even off it, Rahul Dravid is known for his generosity and munificence.
3. Kevin Pieterson (Cricket)
Recently Pieterson was in news for thrashing his fellow teammates in an interview. But he floundered back with something that was unexpected and completely stole everyone's heart. In a response to a fan mail where a kid was asking for a session to play with him, Pieterson posted the following picture on Facebook and managed to get this kid a session to play with him, absolutely free.
4. Gus Kenworthy (Skier)
During the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, US free style skier Gus Kenworthy did his part to help stray dogs find a home. He posted this on twitter with a caption "Puppy Love Is Real To Puppies.
5. Mario Balotelli (Football)
Tagged as the Bad Boy of football, Balotelli have been seen giving out 1000 pounds to the destitute on the street of London. This was reported when he used to play for the Manchester City.
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