Fairly or unfairly, footballers' wages have been a hot topic of discussion over the past few days as the millionaire stars are asked to take a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic.
Health secretary Matt Hancock suggested on Thursday that it is down to Premier League players to "play their part" by donating some of their weekly salary to the NHS.
Many players are going above and beyond to help out during this global emergency, meanwhile, which has already claimed the lives of more than 61,000 people.
Here, Sports Mole highlights some examples of the charitable gestures, ranging from simple donations to quirky initiatives.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford last week helped to raise £100,000 for FareShare, the UK's largest charity for fighting hunger and food waste.
The donation will ensure that children who usually rely on free school meals will not go without food during the pandemic.
David de Gea
The six-figure sum will help De Gea's city of birth battle COVID-19, potentially saving the lives of numerous people in the process.
Paul Pogba has offered his support to UNICEF by setting up a fundraising page and pledging financial support to children affected by coronavirus.
The Frenchman announced last month that he would double the fund total if his initial target of £27,000 was reached.
Club rivalries have been put to one side during this testing period, with United and Manchester City joining forces to donate £100,000 to local food bank charities.
City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has also done his bit by arranging shopping services for nursing staff in German town Heinsburg.
Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho
Not strictly a current player, granted, but City boss Pep Guardiola has generously paid for around £920,000 worth of medical supplies in Barcelona.
The Chelsea midfielder is one of a number of US players to have contributed to the charity, which will helps those who are struggling financially.
Kieran Tierney and Daniel James
Of course, not just Premier League footballers are playing their part in helping those in need.
The Ivory Coast international has offered free use of 50 properties to healthcare workers who are battling the coronavirus outbreak in central London hospitals.
One campaign launched in the UK to provide care packages for the elderly has been given a financial boost by Kasper Schmeichel.
The Leicester City goalkeeper reached into his pocket to provide Age UK with £20,000 to carry out their Covid Care initiative in the East Midlands city.
Robertson was born in the Scottish city and has history for his charitable work, often out of the limelight.
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld's contribution to the cause comes in a slightly different form, having donated electronic tablets to hospitals and nursing homes.
With social interactions being restricted, the Belgian centre-back hopes to ensure nobody feels lonely in their time of need. body check tags ::