List of poor people

Have a whip-round! 26 MLS players living in poverty!

That’s the “goal bonus” sticking out… perhaps

Dollars

Of course, Premier League players take it all for granted. Just look at Joe Cole and Shaun Wright-Phillips – both recently reported to be kicking up a fuss because they only get about £80,000/week for occasionally playing a bit of footie.

But, [...]

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Obafemi Martins struggled to live on £75,000 a week

Legal battle dishes dirt on footballer’s ridiculous spending habits…

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A court battle between ex-Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins and his former management company has revealed he was regularly skint … despite earning £75,000 a week.

NVA Management, who are suing for £300,000, have accused the “25-year-old” of regularly drawing [...]

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Gary Neville believes Premiership players deserve their ridiculous wages

Manchester Utd star justifies professional footballers’ inflated remuneration packages

Gary Neville

Those who watched last week’s episode of Mock The Week may have noticed David Mitchell’s angry diatribe on the concept of a society that gives footballers hugely disproportionate salaries for doing a job that essentially “doesn’t matter”. It’s [...]

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Samuel Eto’o takes legal action against Barcelona

Greedy Cameroonian demands 15 per cent share of transfer fee

Samuel Eto’o

Barcelona may have hoped they had seen the last of Samuel Eto’o when they offloaded him to Inter Milan in exchange for a massively-overrated-yet-currently-free-scoring Swede, but the Cameroonian striker is causing more headaches in Catalonialand.

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Who is the highest paid manager in the world?

It’s FC Bunyodkor’s Gene Hackman look-alike Luiz Felipe Scolari!

Luiz Felipe Scolari

Since arriving in Italy, Jose Mourinho’s €11m salary has cemented his status as the best paid manager in the world. This morning, however, it has been revealed that The Special One’s huge remuneration package has been eclipsed [...]

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Real Madrid to pay Cristiano Ronaldo €250,000 a week

The Spanish capital’s escort agencies won’t know what hit them

Cristiano Ronaldo

C-Ron is now so wealthy that he employs someone to ‘flip him from six to midnight’

According to our Spanish friends at Marca, Real Madrid are all set to make Cristiano Ronaldo the highest [...]

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