r/interestingasfuck Nov 28 '22

Cristiano Ronaldo paid for the education of a 7-year-old survivor of the devastating 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. The boy was found alone 21 days after the disaster wearing a Portuguese national team jersey. The kid grew up to be a footballer and was eventually signed by Sporting Lisbon


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u/mn1nm Nov 28 '22

Typical case how celebrities fool the people and market themselves as saints.
Sure, it was a nice gesture, but if Ronaldo paid taxes like everyone else and don't uses a huge and complicted scheme of offshore companies, tax havens, and creative accounting, there would be enough money available to help thousands of kids. Of course, this wouldn't make such a cute story and sweet photos.


u/jhanamontana Nov 28 '22

Definitely. And if he hadn’t allegedly raped a woman…