Are Sports Stars paid too much money?

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  1. gabrielthomas72 profile image60
    gabrielthomas72posted 11 years ago

    Are Sports Stars paid too much money?

    In a world where countries are on the brink of financial collapse and ordinary citizens struggle to make ends meet. Can the wages of our top Sports Stars really be justified? Last year Forbes Sports Money listed that the top 50 earners, earnt an average of $28 Million for the financial year 2010-2011.

  2. Brent Hale profile image62
    Brent Haleposted 11 years ago

    It's supply and demand. The demand for sports is there, so the money is there.

  3. JohnGreasyGamer profile image76
    JohnGreasyGamerposted 11 years ago

    It's ridiculous how much footballers are paid per month - we're talking f**king billions. And I thought Charlie Sheen was bad, he's nothing compaed to the average Rooney or Beckham, raking in so much cash after each match.

  4. rclinton5280 profile image65
    rclinton5280posted 11 years ago

    This is a hub on professional athletes and their salaries. I did a lot of research to provide specific details on their incomes and averages. read more

  5. profile image63
    in4mativeposted 11 years ago

    It depends on what you think they are paid for. My verdict remains open.

  6. Gemini Fox profile image85
    Gemini Foxposted 11 years ago

    Yes - waaaaay overrated!  They're playing a GAME!  Maybe hundreds of thousands but not millions. It's one of the reasons I will never pay for a ticket to a pro game of any sort.

    No - when you think about what their owners are raking in.

  7. feenix profile image56
    feenixposted 11 years ago

    Yes, definitely, expecially LeBron James.

    Professional athletes are nothing but souped-up court jesters. Therefore, the only thing that any of them should be paid is a few shekels per appearance.

  8. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 11 years ago

    all entertainers are over paid. whether it is sports, music or movie stars. it's freaking absurd how much these people make.

  9. okaygrace profile image58
    okaygraceposted 11 years ago

    I believe athletes get paid what they deserve for several reasons. You can't fault them for accepting money for the job they love. I actually just wrote more in depth about this here: … d-Too-Much


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