Kakha Kaladze plays for AC Milan and is a veteran international star for Georgia. Many years ago, his brother was kidnapped and tragically killed in their country.
As a famous footballer from a small country whose patron happens to be the Prime Minister of Italy, he will use his celebrity in a crisis far removed from the football pitch.
Source: Football Italia, 10 August 2008.
“It is a dramatic situation,” said the Rossoneri defender. “There are many dead, including civilians. So as a child of my country I ask for help.
“Anyone who can: European Union, NATO, America, help us to achieve democracy and liberty by sitting round a table and finding peace again.“I will ask Berlusconi to take action, as he holds a great deal of sway with Vladimir Putin.”
A very patriotic man who is not afraid to voice his opinions and ask for help for the greater good: Kakha Kaladze.