Specifically, Rode’s donation of one percent of his salary supports the initiatives KICKFAIR in Germany, Indochina Starfish Foundation in Cambodia and Soccer Without Borders in Uganda. “It’s a brilliant idea,” said the Eagles midfielder. “One percent doesn’t hurt us footballers too much. I get to do my hobby for a job, which is a privilege.
It’s a brilliant idea. One percent doesn’t hurt us footballers too much. I get to do my hobby for a job, which is a privilege.Sebastian Rode
“It’s always been important to me to support organisations that get money to where it’s needed. I know I’ve been very lucky in life. That’s not granted to everyone, and a lot of people are in desperate situations through no fault of their own. That’s why it’s important to me to help,” concluded Rode, explaining why he got involved with the project.