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Old 06-06-2008, 08:39 AM   #52
NotWorthy
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Default Re: Can anyone justify what athletes get paid?

If it makes you feel any better, 500K / week is chump change compared to what CEO's sometimes get. Bob Nardelli, who was CEO of Home Depot, got paid $210 milllion dollars just to get FIRED:

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On the other hand, I make about 8 times as much as what somebody in China or India does, who does the exact same job as me.
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