The career of a Footballer is a fruitful yet short one and if a player hasn’t spent his money wisely during it, they could be left strapped for cash in their later years.
A prime example of this was the legendary George Best who once said, “I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.”
This typified a Footballers mentality back in the day. Today however, it seems as though players have learned from their predecessors and are spending their mega-bucks on businesses and other ventures to make sure they can live comfortably once they retire.
This infographic takes a look at which Footballers of the modern era have spent the most wisely since retiring and how their various business ventures have done.
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