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Top 50 best paid sports teams by average first-team salary (2011 report)


By Sportingintelligence

6 February 2012

The extract below is from Sportingintelligence‘s Global Sports Salaries Survey 2011 report (GSSS 2011) and shows the top 50 teams.

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The GSSS 2011 was published in April last year and also revealed Barcelona and Real Madrid had overtake the NY Yankees as the world’s best paid sports team, and that the NBA is the world’s best paid league by average earnings per player.

The GSSS 2012 will be published later this year.



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