Arsenal football star, Bukayo Saka has funded 120 life-changing operations for Nigerian children in desperate need of help after teaming up with youth charity BigShoe.
Speaking about it, Saka said: ‘I feel blessed to be in a position where I can contribute to making the children’s lives easier and better through these surgeries.
‘I still feel very connected to Nigeria. For me, it is very important to use my abilities to have a positive impact where I can and I have to say a big thank you to the whole BigShoe team for making this possible.
‘For me it is important that every child has the same opportunity to achieve their dreams.
‘If I can do anything to help then I really want to do this, it was very important to me. It makes me happy when I can see the kids happy and their parents happy.
‘I want to do more and more and help as many children as I can.’
Bukayo Saka is currently playing for the England National team at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.