Mesut Özil has once again generously reached out to the Brazilian community, a year after lifting the World Cup with Germany, to pay for the surgeries of 11 children in need.
The Arsenal star was praised last year when he funded 23 operations for children with serious illnesses and subsequently won the Laureus Media Prize for his charitable efforts in November and was also voted as the winner of the 2015 German Football Ambassador Public Award in June.
"Many people don't have the opportunity to enjoy life. Our goal is simply to create a bit of a better future for them. That is our aim."