Despite criticism from all corners, most footballers have shown their best colours during the Coronavirus crisis.

Alongside the efforts they are putting into helping in the UK, particularly with the NHS, several have been doing their best to help in their home countries too.

This is largely through their various foundations, as is the case with Brighton and Hove Albion youngster Steven Alzate.

According to Gol Caracol, the Brighton midfielder has been giving aid to street vendors in his home region of Villavicencio, namely in La Madrid neighbourhood.

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They report that Alzate, through his ‘Alzates Premier’ foundation, which happens to be run by his brother, have been making donations to the country’s most affected.

So far they’ve donated masks to more than 200 ‘low-income’ families in the region, confirmed by his father, Hector.

“We gave masks to street vendors, low-income seniors and families of children from the academy who are going through a bad time,” he told the website.

“Lisandro, Steven’s brother, is the founder of the foundation and is the one who is practically organising these social projects.”

Brighton fans will undoubtedly be pleased to see such a story about the youngster, who has his head screwed on right.

For now, though, his focus will be on returning to football whenever the Premier League decides it is safe to return.

Whenever that is remains to be seen, with Alzate sure to be keen to get back having broken through at Brighton under Graham Potter this season.