Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos shrugged off his detractors today to host a special charity football match in his hometown of Cerete to raise money for the Colombian community.
The Alfredo Morelos Foundation hosted a special Amigos de Morelos football match where the 23-year-old kitted all his pals out with Rangers strips for the special game.
Morelos then took to the pitch alongside them to play in the red Rangers kits in front of a bumper crowd in the Colombian’s hometown.
While the mhedia in this country continue their biased opinions and views on Alfredo Morelos he's currently in Columbia playing a charity match through his foundation with thousands in attendance.
Look at him standing there holding our badge 😭💙🇨🇴 pic.twitter.com/XazUS3UiBK
— Steely (@OhItsSteely) December 30, 2019
I’ve seen a lot of people saying a lot of things about Alfredo Morelos, today and previously, that don’t equate to the guy himself.
Let’s not forget that he has gone straight home to Cereté from Glasgow, where he’s bringing a community together through football and kindness. pic.twitter.com/KgHC6WHswT
— Robert Boyle (@RFC_Rab) December 30, 2019
— LaudrupsHair (@LaudrupsHair) December 30, 2019
Proudly holding the Rangers badge, Morelos has sets up for this charity game all off of his own back.
Perhaps picking up the strips was the reason supporters spotted the wee man in the Rangers shop a couple of weeks ago?
Morelos the man continues to support his local community and the young Colombian striker has clearly never forgotten his roots.
Coming from humble beginnings and famously the son of a Colombian fruit vendor, Morelos appears determined to give back to the community which has supported him since he was young.
What an unbelievable ambassador for our football club and you can see that alongside the love for his local community, putting Rangers at the heart of this is very important to Alfredo as well.
The wee man is honestly just a couple of steps off legendary status at Ibrox, with some silverware and 55 perhaps the last notch to get there.
And to think, the entirety of the Scottish press has been hounding the striker ever since we played Celtic off the pitch in their own midden this week.
The treatment of this young man in Scotland has been nothing short of disgraceful.
It couldn’t be anything to do with the fact we beat them, could it?