Football player donates World Cup winnings to help 23 children have surgery

 

 

Football player Mesut Ozil has taken advantage of the World Cup winnings to help 23 sick children to have surgery.

According to Daily Mail, Ozil has first decided to help 11 children but then changed his mind and chose 23 children to pay for their surgery as a gesture of thank you for ” the hospitality of the people of Brazil.”He added “prior to the World Cup, I supported the surgery of 11 sick children. Since the victory in the World Cup is not only due to 11 players but to our whole team, I will now raise the number to 23”.

It is stated that Ozil’s gesture is part of the Big Shoe project that aims to help sick children.

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