Zlatan Ibrahimovic's transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from AC Milan will see the Swede earn roughly €12.5m a year, as money continues to turn football into a shallow playground which continues to marginalise the folk who once made the game beautiful.
Now, Qatari and Abu Dhani investors takeover clubs and compete against one another on the pitch in Europe. The signing of Ibrahimovic by PSG, a big club, from AC Milan, a massive club and seven-times European Cup winners, signals the money motivation.
Standing at 6 ft 5 in, possessing a black belt in taekwondo and generally looking quite scary, calling Zlatan a mercenary to his face is not advised. However even the usually candid Ibra would struggle to defend such an accusation.
So in light of him following Javier Pastore and Ezequiel Lavezzi to La Ville-Lumière, how's your knowledge of money in football?
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