Leon Balogun has joined Juan Mata’s Common Goal project that is focused on gender equality, peacebuilding and refugee integration.
In joining the movement, the Super Eagles centre-back has pledged one percent of his earnings to tackle social issues around the world.
Balogun becomes the second Nigerian player to be part of the cause after Udinese and Super Eagles
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The defender who moved to the Amex Stadium in the summer, joins Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels, Fulham’s Alfie Mawson, Leicester City’s Kasper Schmeichel, Liverpool’s Isaac Christie-Davies, Mata and Bruno in the list of Premier League stars to support the initiative.
Joining #CommonGoal, alongside his @ng_supereagles teammate @wtroostekong and his @officialbhafc teammate @brunosaltor is @leonbalogun! The defender is keenly aware of the important role footballers can play as role models in our communities. Hear it in his words