Turns out Zaha is a really good bloke...
It's always interesting to see what footballers do with the ludicrous amounts of money they get paid. Stephen Ireland once spent £175,000 on a fish tank (as reported by the Express)... Steven Fletcher bought himself a well-earned Lamborghini Aventador for a mere £260,000 (covered by the Daily Mail).
With players in the Premier League earning an average of £31,000 per week, we reckon some footballers are spending their money on loads of crazy stuff.
So, it's slightly refreshing to see one player decide to give up at least some of his salary in the name of charity, which has well and truly warmed our hearts.
It turns out Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is a really good bloke and was quoted by the Independent as saying: “I give a tenth of my salary to charity every month so in terms of giving back, I do my best. That’s not just charities here, it’s charities in the Ivory Coast as well.
“My mum makes sure of it as soon as the end of the month comes; I do that as my good deed to help.”
On the pitch, Zaha has managed to find some form which has seen him move into contention for getting a call-up to England's Euro 2016 squad.
The 23-year-old has scored twice for Palace this season, but his pace and dribbling has got plenty of full-backs worried in the Premier League when Alan Pardew's side break on the counter.