Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has been recognised for his work with the charity Common Goal and as such been named as a winner of the 2017 Nations Sports award.
The 30-year-old has been honoured with the Premio Reina Sofia (Queen Sofia award) after playing a key role in the launch of Common Goal, which celebrated its first year last month having already raised nearly $ 800,000, per Adriana Garcia of ESPN FC.
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