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first_img Google+ Now Playing Up Next Christiano Ronaldo isn’t afraid to get silly in new ad campaign Pinterest Cristiano Ronaldo reveals marriage plans Who Are The Richest Athletes Cristiano Ronaldo Facebook Videos Articles WhatsApp Cristiano Ronaldo enthüllt Hochzeitspläne Now Playing Up Nextcenter_img Now Playing Up Next Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Two more WWE Superstars reportedly scheduled to appear at RAW Reunion show Now Playing Up Next Bianca Andreescu Defeats Serena Williams to Win US Open Twitter Now Playing Up Next WWE Superstar John Cena announced as part of cast for Suicide Squad Sequel WWE stars join “Brawlhalla” as Epic Crossovers in SummerSlam game event WWE sent out the following:Cristiano Ronaldo, John Cena, and Serena Williams Named Top “Athletes Gone Good”Athletes Recognized for Charitable Work on DoSomething.org’s Inaugural Athletes Gone Good ListNEW YORK, NY – August 13, 2015 – This summer, athletes from across the globe went head to head for a new title: “Most Charitable Athlete.” Inspired by its annual Celebs Gone Good list, honoring the most charitable celebrities of the year, DoSomething.org announces the winners of its inaugural Athletes Gone Good list.Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list for going above and beyond on the field and in his charity work. The Portuguese soccer star raised money for various causes including donating more than $83,000 to a 10-year-old fan in need of brain surgery and giving more than $165,000 to fund a cancer center in Portugal that treated his mother. Ronaldo has also used his fame as a global spokesperson for a variety of causes including childhood hunger, obesity and biodiversity.WWE Superstar John Cena took home second place on the list for granting nearly 500 wishes with Make-A-Wish. Cena is the most requested celebrity Wish granter and holds the record for the most Wishes granted through the organization. He has also supported other organizations including Susan G. Komen to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. Through Cena’s leadership and dedication, WWE has raised more than $1.5 million since partnering with Susan G. Komen in 2012.Serena Williams not only won her sixth Wimbledon championship this summer, but also landed the third spot on the Athletes Gone Good list. In addition to her work with the Serena Williams Foundation and as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Serena supported the 1 in 11 campaign to support access to education this year.South Korean figure skater Yuna Kim took home the fourth spot for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill ambassador and Brazilian soccer player Neymar Jr. came in fifth place for his participation in FIFA’s 11 Against Ebola campaign.The 2015 “Top 20 Athletes Gone Good” list:1. Cristiano Ronaldo2. John Cena3. Serena Williams4. Yuna Kim5. Neymar Jr.6. LeBron James7. Heather O’Reilly8. Maria Sharapova9. Mo’ne Davis10. Richard Sherman11. Meryl Davis & Charlie White12. Dan Carter13. Roman Reigns14. Ronda Rousey15. Lindsey Vonn16. Tom Daley17. Bethany Hamilton18. Saina Nehwal19. Paul Rabil20. Shahid AfridiThe winners of Athletes Gone Good are selected as a result of a three-part methodology (1) Votes and nominations from the public (2) Athlete’s influence on social media and (3) Advice from the Athletes Gone Good Advisory Committee.“All over the world, athletes are using their platforms to rally fans around important causes,” said Naomi Hirabayashi, chief marketing officer at DoSomething.org. “DoSomething.org is proud to honor these athletes who are using their fame for good.”In the spirit of Athletes Gone Good, DoSomething.org is encouraging young people to post inspirational sports quotes in gyms and locker rooms through a campaign called Quote of a Champion.To sign up for the campaign, visit: https://www.dosomething.org/campaigns/quote-champion To learn more about Athletes Gone Good, visit: http://athletesgonegood.com/ Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipCristiano Ronaldo enthüllt HochzeitspläneVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:36/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:33 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the listlast_img