Mesut Ozil, Cristiano Ronaldo and football's altruists: 12 footballers with big, big hearts

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5. Markus Rosenberg

Markus Rosenberg may have failed to find the net during his two-year spell with West Brom, but he proved a massive hit with local charity shop owner Sue Ryder.

Rather than attempt to flog his (still pristine) lounge suite and bedroom furniture on the second-hand market, the Swede personally delivered the goods to Ryder's shop, and expressed the hope that the "new owners will be as happy with their purchases as I've been at The Hawthorns". "I'm his No.1 fan," insisted Sue. Quite right, too. 

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Markus Rosenberg