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Shahid Afridi and Saina Nehwal among world’s top 20 charitable sportspersons


Pakistan’s ostentatious all rounder and T20 captian Shahid Afridi and Indian Badminton player Saina Nehwal  included among top 20 most charitable sports stars list for 2015,  DoSomething.org said.


Afridi, 35, who has played 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 82 T20Is for Pakistan, founded Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) in 2014 for welfare works.

SAF  focuses on Health support for the needy, Support for children, Education for children, Community development , Build partnerships and Health and well-beings, Official website said.

Foundation is building  16-bed maternity hospital in Tangi Banda village (Kohat ),  on  the name of  his late father Sahibzada Fazal Rehman Memorial and Charity, which will provide free treatment and medicine for  poor patients.



Shahid Afridi
Sahibzada Fazal Rehman Memorial Hospital Photo













Soccer Sensation Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list , some females athletes along with Indian Badminton star Saina Nehwal included in the list, others are Serena Williams, Yuna Kim, Heather O’Reilly, Maria Sharapova, Mo’ne Davis, Meryl Davis, Ronda Rousey, Lindsey Vonn and Bethany Hamiltion.

Complete list of the top 20 charitable athletes:

1) Cristiano Ronaldo

2) Johan Cena

3) Serena Williams

4) Yuna Kim

5) Neymar Jr

6) LeBron James

7) Heather O’Reily

8) Maria Sharapova

9) Mo’ne Davis

10) Richard Sherman

11) Meryl Davis & Charlie White

12) Dan Carter

13) Roman Reigns

14) Ronda Rousey

15) Lindsey Vonn

16) Tom Daley

17) Bethany Hamilton

18) Saina Nehwal

19) Paul Rabil

20) Shahid Afridi

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