Real Defender Pepe Buys 9,000 Kg of Food for Poor Madrid Families

Sean Fay@@Sean_FayUK Staff WriterDecember 12, 2014

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 25:  Pepe of Real Madrid CF celebrates after scoring his team's 2nd goal from the penalty spot during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 25, 2014 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid defender Pepe is not the most popular player in the world due to some of his antics on the pitch. 

The Portuguese defender can really wind up players and fans with his aggressive and sometimes petulant actions. During the World Cup, he was sent off for the 12th time in his career

However, he has shown that he has a generous side to him off the pitch, with a fantastic gesture this Christmas season that will help 200 families. 

As per AS

The Real Madrid player paid for 9,000 kilos of food out of his own pocket and was involved in distributing the packages to disadvantaged families the Madrid neighbourhood of Las Rozas, where the Portugal international lives. With the amount of food purchased Pepe’s idea was to ensure that these people also have a Merry Christmas.

He gets a tough time from the media but credit where credit is due. Fair play to Pepe on this one.

[AS]

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