Writing on social media Ronaldo said: “I hope that my shirt from the 2019 match against Ukraine can help young people to have a better future and I want to congratulate the Ukrainian Football Federation for this action. Praying for peace”.

The football shirt had been in the possession of a 14-year-old boy from the Ivano-Frankisvk region and the money raised will be used to buy medicines for the military, according to 'Save Ukraine Now'.