Sterling’s brilliant gesture
While certain areas of the media have targeted Raheem Sterling in the past, the Man City and England star has once again proven what a top person he is.
Sterling is one of the key voices in the fight against racism in football.
He also bought 550 tickets for pupils at his former school to come and watch Man City play.
A brilliant gesture from Raheem Sterling https://t.co/ZNiiZm1JPo
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) April 4, 2019
Now, Raheem Sterling is set to cover the funeral costs of former Crystal Palace youth product Damary Dawkins who passed away in March of this year with Leukaemia.
“Damary was a special young man who touched a lot of lives. Positive until the very end, he was an example to us all.”
Raheem Sterling is covering the costs of ex #cpfc elite development player Damary Dawkins’ funeral. The 13-year-old passed away in March from Leukaemia. “Damary was a special young man who touched a lot of lives. Positive until the very end, he was an example to us all.”
— Dominic Fifield (@domfifield) April 22, 2019
Sterling has already paid tribute to the youngster once when on international duty with England.
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Raheem Sterling nominated for PFA POTY
As well as being a star off the field, Sterling is also being recognised for his on-field displays.
The City attacker was nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award last week.
As well as Sterling, Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Eden Hazard, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane are up for the award.
Sterling has scored 17 and assisted 11 in 30 league appearances this campaign.
The nominees for the PFA Players’ Player of the Year!
— PFA | Professional Footballers’ Association (@PFA) April 20, 2019