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Oh those poor hard done by footballers (that's the round ball variety chaps)
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Post 1 made on Tuesday April 11, 2006 at 12:14
RC Moderator
August 2001

Done a few back of the envelope calculations and reckon it would take me over 200 years to earn what they do in about 10 - and that's only their basic. Think I took a wrong turning in life somewhere
Post 2 made on Wednesday April 12, 2006 at 11:14
Mr Griffiths
It's my lucky day!
February 2005
I could do with £676,000 a year.(Thats $ 1,183,841 USD).
This is the average Basic without bonus wage.

These are the top earners in Football (soccer) from last year

1. David Beckham, Real Madrid, €25 million (US$37.4 million)

2. Ronaldo, Real Madrid, €19.6 million (US$25.3 million)

3. Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid, €13 million (US$16.8 million)

4. Christian Vieiri, Internazionale, €12 million (US$15.5 million)

5. Alessandro Del Piero, Juventus, €9.5 million (US$12.3 million)

6. Frank Lampard, Chelsea, €9.4 million (US$12.1 million)

7. Raul, Real Madrid, €9.3 million (US$12 million)

8. Thierry Henry, Arsenal, €9.2 million (US$11.9 million)

9. John Terry, Chelsea, €8.6 million (US$11.1 million)

10. Luis Figo, Real Madrid, €8.5 million (US$11 million)

11. Ruud van Nistelrooy, Manchester United, €8.46 million (US$10.9 million)

12. Ronaldinho, Barcelona, €8.2 million (US$10.6 million)

13. Oliver Kahn, Bayern Munich, €8.09 million (US$10.4 million)

14. Roy Keane, Manchester United, €7.92 million (US$10.2 million)

15. Patrick Vieira, Arsenal, €7.8 million (US$10.1 million)

16. Michael Owen, Real Madrid, €7.5 million (US$9.7 million)

17. Francesco Totti, Roma, €7.4 million (US$9.6 million)

18. Sol Campbell, Arsenal, €7.3 million (US$9.4 million)

19. Michael Ballack, Bayern Munich, €6.83 million (US$8.8 million)

20. Rio Ferdinand, Manchester United, €6.42 million(US$8.3 million)

I wonder why ticket prices have gone up!
OP | Post 3 made on Friday April 14, 2006 at 04:34
RC Moderator
August 2001
On April 12, 2006 at 11:14, Mr Griffiths said...
I wonder why ticket prices have gone up!

Two good reasons . . .

. . . though the latter does at least have some understanding of Association Football.

Cheer up Bob, you could always go and watch FC United.

Last edited by djy on April 14, 2006 09:55.

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