After marking his name in the world of cricket, Shahid Afridi has earned a much-deserved nomination as one of the World’s Top 20 Charitable Athletes.

Everyone’s favorite, Boom Boom Afridi, established his charity organization, Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF), back in March 2014 with an aim to help improve the lives of underprivileged Pakistanis.


With the slogan “Hope – Not Out!”, the Pakistani all-rounder has quickly earned a place in’s list of World’s Top 20 Charitable Athletes.

Take a look at the complete list of World’s Top 20 Charitable Athletes:

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo
  2. John Cena
  3. Serena Williams
  4. Yuna Kim
  5. Neymar Jr.
  6. LeBron James
  7. Heather O’Reilly
  8. Maria Sharapova
  9. Mo’ne Davis
  10. Richard Sherman
  11. Meryl Davis & Charlie White
  12. Dan Carter
  13. Roman Reigns
  14. Ronda Rousey
  15. Lindsey Vonn
  16. Tom Daley
  17. Bethany Hamilton
  18. Saina Nehwal
  19. Paul Rabil
  20. Shahid Afridi

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SAF started off with the cricket champion donating his own earnings to provide free healthcare and education to the people of his hometown in Pakistan, considering it as a way of giving something back to his countrymen, for their undeterred support and love. Today, the organization provides free medical facilities to as many as 14 villages in Kohat, Pakistan.