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Aston Villa: Fans react to Marvelous Nakamba gesture

Aston Villa: Fans react to Marvelous Nakamba gesture - Aston Villa

Many football fans across the world have been sharing their appreciation for Aston Villa midfielder Marvelous Nakamba on social media.

Nakamba, who made the move to Villa Park in 2019 from Club Brugge in a deal worth £10.8m, has paid the school fees of 1,000 pupils in his native country of Zimbabwe.

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The 27-year-old made the gesture through his eponymous foundation, which was launched in 2019, with his goal to reach 100,000 pupils’ fees paid by the end of the year. Nakamba is also hoping to hit one million in four years’ time, and it’s safe to say that his charitable gesture has drawn a glowing response on social media.

The midfielder is on £34,000 per week at Villa Park and has made 13 appearances in all competitions during the current campaign.

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Nakamba praised for his philanthropy

@AfricaStoryLive shared the news on Twitter on Saturday evening and their post received plenty of interaction from fans of various clubs, with one describing the Aston Villa man’s gesture as ‘beautiful’.

“Legend!”

Credit: @GichanaKephers

“Incredible”

Credit: @Awwalgimba

“Class”

Credit: @Jornwathe4

“This is beautiful”

Credit: @usuflasa

“Act of class”

Credit: @_MR_MAYOR

“God bless you” 

Credit: @YusufOAhmed_

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