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Cristiano Ronaldo Pays $83K For Kid’s Brain Surgery

by Erin Simon | Posted on Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Portugal’s star Cristiano Ronaldo was asked to donate his cleats for a charity that would benefit a 10-month-old child suffering from a brain disorder.

Ronaldo decided to help even more than just donating cleats. FIFA’s Ballon d’Or winner paid the full $83,000 cost for Erik Ortiz Cruz’s surgery

According to For The Win, Erik suffers from cortical dysplasia, a condition that can lead to as many as 30 seizures a day.

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