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    Here's Why The Amount Of Money Involved In Football Is Ludicrous

    Those involved in the game of football are living in a different financial world.

    These charts show the the gross annual income (wages, winnings and endorsements) of 10 players in the World Cup versus the average national income in their countries.

    Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal.

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    Lionel Messi – Argentina.

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    Wayne Rooney – England.

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    Didier Drogba – Cote d'Ivoire.

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    Sergio Aguero – Argentina.

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    Yaya Touré – Cote d'Ivoire.

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    Neymar – Brazil.

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    Fernando Torres – Spain.

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    Steven Gerrard – England.

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    Samuel Eto'o – Cameroon.

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    It's not just players' salaries. This infographic compares the cost of average homes to the cost of various world cup nations' national stadiums.

    With thanks to Sports Betting Online and Neomam Studios.

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