The chorus rebuking President Donald Trump grows louder by the day, and it isn’t exactly novel for just about anyone—outside of Republicans in Congress, that is—to admonish the president. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots the ball against the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
The hits just keep on coming for Barcelona, the tiny, scrappy Spanish club that just can’t catch a break. In the last two weeks alone, the Blaugrana have lost Neymar, spent $47 million to sign Paulinho, failed to land a single one of their reported major transfer targets, and been embarrassed by Real Madrid (of all clubs) in the Supercopa de España. One of the few remaining saving graces was the Lionel Messi-Luis Suarez partnership — two-thirds of the historically great MSN trio — which remained in place following Neymar’s departure.
With the 2o17/18 football season underway, it's fair to say that money has dominated the summer headlines. Premier League clubs have collectively spent over a billion pounds on signings already, while Paris Saint-Germain broke the world transfer record when it spent €222 million (£200 million) on Neymar. Clubs are boosted by record TV revenues. This helps them pay players huge wages. Footballers are also free to pursue off-the-pitch sponsorship deals. Following on from our list of 15 richest football club owners in England, Business Insider has ranked the 13 richest footballers in the world using net worth data from the Sunday Times rich list, Forbes, football website Goal.com, and financial