Inter Milan vice-president Javier Zanetti has received an award for his great community service.

The 50-year-old has been an exemplary professional throughout his playing career and beyond.

The Argentine arrived at the club as a young player in 1995. He spent the rest of this playing career at Appiano Gentile. He eventually hung up his boots in 2014.

The legendary captain never truly left the club. Nowadays, he acts as Inter vice-president.

But in addition to his great contributions at the club, Zanetti also puts himself at the service of his community.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport via FcInterNews, Zanetti has received an award for his community services.

Legendary Inter Milan Captain Javier Zanetti Received An Award That Recognized His Great Community Service Over The Past Twenty Years

As the source explains, the Nerazzurri icon earned the ‘Let’s build kindness in sport’ Award, presented by the ‘Cor et Amor’ Association in collaboration with the Tuscany Press Association.

The report reveals that Zanetti won the honor for his great efforts in helping less fortunate children in achieving their dreams, in addition to other initiatives.

The Inter Milan vice-president has been committed to this cause over the past 20 years, explains the source.

Zanetti made 858 appearances for the Nerazzurri during his illustrious 19-year spell at the club. He contributed with 21 goals and 36 assists.