Just aware of the various ways to avoid, or lessen, tax. I really subscribe to the fact that he is a generous man, as I mentioned in my post, and a good person, but that doesn't alter the fact that any decent accountant would advise his client that charity donations are tax deductible.
I would imagine that most high earning footballers (taxed at 46%) adopt this practice but don't get any publicity.
Not sure he would benefit tax wise here from charitable donation made in Egypt, Ernie. Probably came from overseas earnings, advertising rights, endorsements etc. He’s huge in the Middle East and Asian countries so likely from that income stream. Ken
I remember from my “yoof” a tall, grey haired, very distinguished, sergeant who always walked the track before the match, well respected by the Kop. He always carried a cane and had that look of authority about him Ken