Bayern Munich forward Sadio Mane has this week continued to grab the headlines off the pitch after once again continued showing his love for his people back at home in Senegal.
The former Liverpool star is accustomed to writing headlines on the pitch, but it's his continued efforts off it that are making the biggest difference.
The 2022 Ballon d'Or runners-up is one of the African football stars who are known for their charitable acts off the pitch.
The 30-year-old striker has once again continued to be a role model and an inspiration to others around him with his latest gesture on Tuesday where he was reported to have given away over 100 Bayern Munich jerseys to children of Bambali - his native village where he grew up.
Mane's act of kindness has already earned him lots of praise on social media with a video of the Bayern star (personally signing the shirts before it was being sent for delivery) having gone viral.
Two weeks ago during the Ballon d’Or ceremony, Mane also received France Football's inaugural Socrates Award, in recognition of his charity work in his native Senegal.
The Bayern Munich forward has built a public hospital and funded schools and families in his home village of Bambali in recent years, and also donated to the Senegalese National Committee to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mane, who is the reigning African Footballer of the Year, scored 23 goals in his final season as a Liverpool player whilst helping Senegal win their maiden Africa Cup of
Nations title, and has since produced nine goals and an assist in 16 competitive appearances for Bayern.
Mane signed for the Bundesliga champions after a successful seven-year spell at Liverpool.
The 30-year-old attacker enjoyed a mixed start to life in Germany but seems to have finally settled in the last two months.
Having helped Bayern qualify for the UEFA Champions League round of stages.