Order of Smile award for Poland’s Błaszczykowski
PR dla Zagranicy
Poland player Jakub Błaszczykowski, one of the country’s best footballers, has been named a Knight of the Order of the Smile.
Jakub Błaszczykowski (centre). Photo: Maciej Śmiarowski/KPRM/flickr.com
Błaszczykowski was picked for the honour by the International Chapter of the Order of the Smile along with Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani education activist.
Błaszczykowski is well known in Poland for his charity activities.
The Order of the Smile is the only award in the world granted solely by children.
The distinction is awarded for special efforts to make the world better for youngsters.