There’s a lot of ink given to the high salaries of sports stars in the United States, and the U.K.’s Premier League teams (soccer, to us Yanks) have tremendous payrolls, too. Here is a look at which nations’ GDPs were eclipsed by League payrolls.
Sure, we Americans like to think that our football players are pretty rough and tumble, and that our hockey players are more or less off the hook. But compare our fans with soccer fans around the world? Please. There is no comparison