For those who wouldn’t expect it, “labour” conditions of football players are not as shining as the lights on CR7 and Messi.
Roughly 45% of professional football players earn less than USD $1,000 a month.
29% are unwillingly forced to change their clubs; 15% are victims of bullying, harassment or other forms of abuse, including physical violence.
Less than 2% earns more than 790’000 USD $.
41% experience late payments and 1 player per team in average is approached by match-fixers at least once in the career.