Originally written June 11, 2013 on MyTeamRivals.com:
If you think the NY Yankees pay alot for players take a look at the Monaco (France) football (soccer) club.  They have offered Cristiano Ronaldo who is the highest ranked soccer player in the world $36m a year to play in Monaco. The Ligue 1 club, funded by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, have already spent over $220M this summer on Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid and James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho of Porto. They are now prepared to make their boldest move yet, taking advantage of the Portuguese forward’s frustration at Madrid, and failure to sign a new deal, to tempt him to join with a world record salary offer of $36m per year. Is any one player in any sport worth that much money?
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