Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Uses Facebook To Promote Awareness Of Syrian Refugees

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By David Cohen 

RonaldoSyria650Athletes and other celebrities use Facebook as a platform for numerous reasons, and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, of Real Madrid and Portugal’s national team, turned to the social network to raise awareness of the plight of Syrian refugees.

Ronaldo posted the photo above, taken by C.J. Clarke for Save the Children, of a Syrian refugee boy wearing his jersey, writing:

Ahmed, 16, is a Syrian refugee. He dreams of becoming a footballer. Save the Children and I stand with Ahmed and #withSyria whose children deserve a better tomorrow. http://bit.ly/1kAqYKR

Readers: Have any of your favorite athletes or celebrities used Facebook to promote similar causes?

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