A Game of Numbers – Why is Soccer so Expensive?

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Updated: April 10, 2014

For many soccer fans going to a match has become too expensive.  If the cost of living was taken in to account then the average ticket for a game should only be £21.  However, that is now over £40 and when you factor in the expense of traveling to away games, many fans are paying over £100 for each match.

Then there are the players. Many can earn more in a few weeks than Barack Obama earns in a year.

Watching football – supposedly the ultimate working man’s game – has become a luxury for many fans in England. The film tells the story of the growing financial imbalance between the mega wealthy stars of the English Premier League and their supporters.

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