A petition has been launched for Kevin Sinfield to receive a knighthood after his incredible fundraising efforts for his good friend Rob Burrow and the MND Association.
Sinfield has ran seven marathons in seven days to raise funds and awareness for MND Association and Burrow, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2019.
A petition has now been launched to get Sinfield a knighthood in recognition of his remarkable fundraising efforts.
A spokesperson behind the petition said: “We need to publicly appreciate people like Kevin – he embodies teamwork, not only on the field for Leeds Rhinos, but more so off the field with his absolute dedication to raise awareness and money for Rob Burrow and others suffering from MND.
“Kevin Sinfield set himself a challenge of completing 7 marathons in 7 days – an amazing achievement! He had a target of £77,777 which he absolutely smashed, while raising massive amounts of awareness and money to tackle this cruel disease.
“He has always been a local hero, and now he is most definitely a national hero and it’s time he got recognised for it.
“The words legend and hero are often handed out, but on this occasion they are totally fitting for this bloke.
“A knighthood is exactly what Kevin Sinfield deserves. Let’s spread some light and happiness – sign the petition to properly recognise ‘Sir Kev’ for his efforts!”
To sign the petition, click here.
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