“Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”
It’s certainly not you, CR7!
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At least one profession is recession-proof: English soccer players’ wages have gone up an astonishing 1500% over the past twenty years according to a new study. Those wages have come at a cost: ticket prices to see games in England have increased by almost 1000%.
But for the very elite, club wages are no longer where they make the real money. David Beckham’s sponsorship deals bring him in excess of $17m a year alone, dwarfing the $4million a year he gets in wages from the Galaxy.
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