Ronaldo, who was named the world’s most charitable sportsperson last year, reportedly spoke to Jorge Mendes, his agent, before last Saturday’s final and asked him to donate the bonus of around £456,000 to a non-governmental organisation.
The 32-year-old has supported a number of charities throughout his career, including Unicef, World Vision and Save the Children.
After an earthquake in Nepal killed over 8,000 people last year, Ronaldo donated £5million to the latter to help their aid efforts in the country.
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