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Depress yourself

Depress yourself with this little test.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-31110113
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Such obscene amounts paid for kicking a ball about. I know there is some skill involved but those figures have just turned players into prima donas who think they are above everyone else (and in some cases, the law) Sad
It seems that the days of the gentleman footballer are long gone.

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Well, one thing's for sure - I ain't enough years left in me to get anywhere near what Wayne will earn in a year!  Cheesy
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what Wayne will earn in a year!  Cheesy

What Wayne will earn in a week would set me up.
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They earn all that money, yet probably couldn't even change a sparkplug on a lawnmower... Grin
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This is all very unfair.
They've had to do a 5 year course at University to get their football degree.
Without that no professional club would even consider them.
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A university course?? To kick a blummin' ball? Must be the easiest damned course out there... Roll eyes
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They shouldn't have a problem paying back their student loan Wink
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We shouldn't forget why they earn such large sums - because people are prepared to pay to watch them Wink
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because people are prepared to pay to watch them Wink

And never stop doing so, cos it makes the streets a happier place without lager-swilling louts out and about, well, until the game's over and they all pile out and start arguing over who is better... Roll eyes
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That may apply to you but not all sports have the same lager-lout experience. Many have well behaved fans Smiley
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I'm just glad I'm not interested in sports, just the thought of them makes me sleepy....
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I can understand people taking part in various sports and getting enjoyment out of it  but I can't understand what pleasure they get out of  paying to watch others taking part.
The involvement of large sums of money in sport  has  often destroyed anything sporting about it and sadly this is spreading  to many other sports.
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I agree completely with Gleneagles.  There seems to be little sport around these days - it's all just big business.
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I can't understand what pleasure they get out of  paying to watch others taking part.

If you think that's strange, what about this http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31130947
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