Humble sport stars: Drew Brees (AP Photo)

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Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints, was recently voted Sports Illustrated sportsman of the year. That was for a wonderful season on the pitch - Brees led the Saints to their first Super Bowl title in February 2010 - and a truly inspirational one off it.

Brees joined the Saints just after Hurricane Katrina in 2006, and was moved by the plight of the battered city. Since then his foundation has worked with nearly 50 New Orleans schools and organisations to aid in recovery.

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