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How much are footballers really worth?

Wayne Carey thinks that the Carlton captain Patrick Cripps is worth at least $1million a year (The Age Sport 14/5).  No footballer, no matter how good he is, is worth that amount of money to train in the sport they love in order to play 22 games of football plus some finals games if they are lucky.  To believe that is an insult to all of our nurses, paramedics, aged care workers, teachers etc.