CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR AWARD –
Raheem Sterling is a professional football player who has achieved numerous accolades in his career. Winner of the 2014 ‘Golden Boy’ award, Raheem is often considered a wonder boy. From playing for ‘Queens Park Rangers F.C’ to representing England in the FIFA World Cup 2014, Raheem has had an incredible journey so far. He became the youngest English soccer player to have a net-worth higher than most of his contemporaries and quickly became the highest paid footballer too. The iconic British sports star has recently been hailed as a ‘trailblazer’ for his public stance against racism. He has encouraged more footballers to speak out about the racist abuse that they suffer, and this year was named sportsman of the year at the Sporting Equals British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs).