Team Frugal: Giving Back
Being frugal is about more than being stingy with your money. It means being prudent, smart and economical with your finances and career decisions. Every Tuesday, we share profiles of athletes that exemplify what it means to be A Frugal Athlete.
Using your platform for the greater good is what it’s all about at the end of the day. As a professional athlete you are more than an athlete, you are an influencer, inspiration, and role model to the fans that follow and support you. You may not want to be one like Charles Barkley famously said but once you are under the microscope what you say and do has a stronger impact than you might think.
For that reason we wanted to highlight a couple soccer athletes that are doing great things giving back to charitable causes and their community, because professional athletes are role models.
Juan Mata did not make the 2018 World Cup squad for Spain but is a previous World Cup winner and member (2010 and 2014)