Sadio Mane hands ballboy his shirt as Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties in UEFA Super Cup


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Sadio Mane continues to prove he is one of the nicest people in football with this brilliant gesture in the Super Cup.

The Liverpool forward picked up the man-of-the-match award as they beat Chelsea on penalties on Wednesday night.

The Senegal international scored twice as the match ended 2-2 after extra-time.

Sadio Mane hands his shirt over to the ballboy

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Sadio Mane hands his shirt over to the ballboy

The 27-year-old did not get to take a spot kick, though, as he was substituted before the penalty shoot-out took place.

But it was his heartwarming gesture that had everyone talking following the game.

While sitting on the bench, he called over one of the ballboys and gave him his shirt before giving him a hug.

The ballboy looked delighted as he walked off with Mane’s Liverpool kit.

It is not the first time that the forward has proved he is an all-round good guy.

Sadio Mane scored twice in the UEFA Super Cup

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Sadio Mane scored twice in the UEFA Super Cup

Mane spent time during his break before the new season visiting the construction site of a school he is building in Senegal.

He was late joining up with the rest of the Liverpool squad due to his involvement in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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He reached the final with Senegal but they were beaten by Algeria.

While some would be taking a well-deserved break in a lavish setting, Mane returned to his hometown village, Bambali.

Sadio Mane could be anywhere in the world on holiday after a long season…

He’s currently in his village in Senegal to check on a €270k school he’s financing.

He’s already paid for a hospital, and he regularly gives out money to families. pic.twitter.com/NOkTWka51G

— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) July 28, 2019

The forward had stumped up £250,000 to fund a new school and has already paid for a hospital in the village.

Pictures on social media show him looking around the building site where the school is being built.


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