LIVERPOOL, Sadio MANE: "I went through poverty and hard times. Now I help a lot of people, instead of buying things for myself"
translated by Claudio Colla
Interviewed by nsemwoha.com, Liverpool and Senegalese NT star winger/forward Sadio Mané unveiled a "St. Francis-like" nature of his: "Why would I need to buy ten Ferrari cars, twenty diamond watchs, two airplanes, all for myself? What good would those purchases of mine bring to the world we live in? I experienced hunger, worked in fields and plantations, survived very hard times. I played football barefoot, and I didn't get to go to school. But today I can help people, through the money I'm making off football. I built schools and a football arena, and I've been sending people going through extreme poverty a fair amount of clothes, shoes, and food. Besides, I'm donating 70 euros a months to every single person from a very poor area in Senegal, to help them with their home finances".