MAIL ONLINE: Footballers face modest wages, late payment and intimidation

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www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-3980320/Footballers-face-modest-wages-late-payment-intimidation.html

ZURICH, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

Sixty percent of the nearly 14,000 players interviewed in 54 countries earned less than $2,000 a month and four in 10 had experienced late payment at some stage in the last two years, the survey conducted by the world players' union FIFPro said.

Period28 Nov 2016

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  • TitleMAIL ONLINE: Footballers face modest wages, late payment and intimidation
    Date28/11/16
    PersonsGeoff Pearson

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  • football