*: estimated income based on 48 forty hours weeks per year.
€100,000,000 a year for Gareth Bale it means €8,333,333 per month, €2,083,333 per week or €416,666.67 per day! Gareth Bale? 100 mn Euros? That is the shock reverberating throughout the football world. The first star to touch the magical 100 mn Euro - Gareth Bale has joined the legends of football at least in terms of pay. So will he also live upto it in terms of performance? GAle has signed a six year contract with Real Madrid. He scored 21 goals in his last seas with the Spurs. While being generally considered a brilliant payer, Bale has precious little silver in his kitty to justify his price. And experts throughout the football world agree that such price tag can only have been justified for players who have won trophies - the big ones, multiple times. European football is surely set for interesting and crazier times!