Boxer Amir Khan to donate his £30,000 shorts to help rebuild Peshawar school

The shorts were crafted using 24 carat gold thread which was woven into the short's waistband


Web Desk December 18, 2014

British boxer Amir Khan said on Thursday that he will donate the shorts he wore during Saturday’s win over Devon Alexander, worth £30,000, to help rebuild the school in Peshawar where 148 students and staff were killed in a terrorist attack earlier this week.

Khan, who hails from Pakistan, said in a Facebook post “The 30K Shorts will be donated to the tragic incident that happened in Peshawar,To rebuild the school!”

"It was just very sad to see innocent kids being killed," said Khan told the BBC.

"I want to donate the shorts for the Peshawar cause, rebuild a school and strengthen security around the area."

The shorts were the most expensive in sporting history. They were designed by Sophie Whittam under Fight Label using 24 carat gold thread which was woven into its waistband.

Khan had worn the shorts during his bout with Alexander in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Calling it one of his best, Khan beat Alexander by a unanimous decision in the welterweight fight.

COMMENTS (9)

Saiqa Butt | 7 years ago | Reply

Please don't do any such thing ...The money will never be used for the purpose you are intending it for ..Instead make arrangements to pay the tuition fee of some High School Grads from the Tribal belt (FATA) who cannot go on to college ....But please don't send cash to Pakistan...Thank you

Jawad | 7 years ago | Reply

Am i the only one who finds this stupid? Why not just sell the damn shorts first and then donate money?

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