Aside from the great work that many top Premier League stars do on the pitch many also do some amazing work off the pitch, supporting charities and giving back to their local communities - here are just a few examples of some of the Premier League's most inspirational players:
Works with a number of Cancer charities including CLIC Sargent and the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Patron of his own charity the Victoria and David Beckham Charitable Trust that has given over £1 million to charity, worked for Comic Relief, Help For Heroes and UNICEF.
Climbed Kilimanjaro, raising more than Â£30,000 for the African Medical Research Foundation.
Ambassador for Access Sport, the children's charity that helps children who would not otherwise get the chance to play sport.
Hosts fundraisers for numerous charities including Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, Teenage Cancer Trust and his own Darren Huckerby Trust.
Worked for a number of years with Children With Leukaemia and is also an ambassador for Cancer Research UK and CLIC Sargent.
Raised more than £24,000 with cycle rides for the Donna Louise Children's Hospice Trust.
Has supported Goals4Africa, auctioned a self portrait for Nordoff Robins and donated one of his Captains Armbands for the Willow Foundation and the Steve Bernard Foundation.
Set up the 23 Foundation (his shirt number) to provide grants to young people in Merseysid.
Established the Live the Dream Foundation in 2008 to educate and train young people.
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Ambassador for Education for the Children Foundation and the Prince's Trust.
Is an ambassador for the NSPCC as well as playing in the recent Special Olympics Unity Cup at the World Cup in South Africa. Alan also gave his £1.6 million testimonial money to charities across the North East.
Donated his testimonial match proceeds to education projects in Africa and Asia and local hospitals in Dublin and Sunderland, forming the Niall Quinn Children's Charity, the match raised over Â£1 million for charity.
Donated money to the Royal College Of Nursing as part of the Channel 4 documentary The Million Pound Footballers Giveaway.
Donated money to the Royal College Of Nursing as part of the Channel 4 documentary The Million Pound Footballers Giveaway as well as being a UK ambassador for UNICEF.