Month: February 2018

Football – The 10 most expensive transfers

Football – The 10 most expensive transfers

Football
Football is undoubtedly the most popular game in the world. This popularity has resulted in a huge competition for world dominance of the sport by various football clubs with their owners showing their willingness to break the bank in order to sign the best players. We take a look at the 10 most expensive transfers in football so far. #10Luis Suarez with a transfer fee of €82 million Spanish giants Barcelona coughed out a cool €82 million to sign Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez from English giants Liverpool FC. This deal paid off as Suarez has since been a goal scoring machine for Barcelona, lifting the European Golden Shoe in the 2015-16 season. #9 Virgil van Dijk with a transfer fee of €84.5 million In an effort to bolster their squad, English giants Liverpool FC spent €84.5 million
Top 10 highest paying sports teams

Top 10 highest paying sports teams

Football
In our previous post, we looked into the list of the top 5 best paid athletes in the world for the year 2017. This time round, we seek to analyze the top 10 list of the highest paying sports teams in the world. This data is courtesy of a global sports salary survey that was published by Sporting Intelligence that compares player’s salaries from the first team, across 348 teams from 18 different sports leagues from around the world. #10 The New Orleans Pelicans at $7.88 million At number 10 on our list is National Basketball Association team, New Orleans Pelicans that had an average annual pay per player of $7.88 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $24.9 million. #9 Real Madrid at $8.09 million At number 9 on our list is Spanish football giants, Real Madrid that had an