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Football Players' Contracts Contain Lucrative Bonuses For Doing Their Jobs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 06 / 16

The "extraordinary perks set out" in footballers' contracts have "remained secret, until now," according to the SUNDAY TIMES. Documents from the Football Leaks website "reveal for the first time how football stars are rewarded with big bonuses simply for doing their job." Strikers can receive £...

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