Juan Mata has heaped praise on Paulo Dybala for committing to support a moment aimed at empowering vulnerable children across the world.
In 2017, Juan Mata gave birth to a charitable movement with the motive of using education and leadership to fight racism and discrimination, and eradicate the effects of violence in disadvantaged communities around the world.
The ‘Common Goal’ charity requests its members to donate at least 1% of salary in a bid to support the underprivileged children in Rwanda, Israel, Colombia, Argentina, India, Germany, and Pakistan.
One of the fastest-growing charities, the football-based project has successfully raised over €2 million so far.
Juventus star Paulo Dybala recently became the latest high-profile footballer to team up with the charity.
As Goal reports, Dybala said: “I am committed to playing my part in helping to eradicate discrimination, and education is key.
“Common Goal is the simple and most effective platform that enables me to maximise my ambitions in terms of social impact, while still being able to focus on my football career, and the other philanthropic activities which are close to my heart.”
Mata was also quick to praise the actions of the Juventus forward, saying he is an ‘incredible addition’ to the charity’s member list.
He said: “Paulo is one of the most talented and valuable players on the planet and is an incredible addition to Common Goal.
“Paulo understands that football has a unique power to transform the world and we all need to work together to unleash its full potential.”