There’s a website called whatbaleearns.co.uk charting, as the title suggests, what Gareth Bale—the world’s most expensive player—earns. Apparently, two weeks’ wages see the Welshman make more than Barack Obama’s and David Cameron’s salaries combined and gives him enough money to buy the entire population of Malta a Greggs’ sausage roll each.
It’s meant as a bit of fun, but it does illustrate just how unfathomable wages in football have become. And with Wayne Rooney set to sign a record-breaking contract extension with Manchester United, per Sam Wallace of The Independent, the debate has been reignited. Do footballers get paid too much?
Read the full article at Bleacher Report.