Originally Posted by bumpyknucks
I didnt read the whole thread, but I think people in the States never really get the idea of the different levels of `pro ball`in Europe. Comparing second league Portugal to a 1st league in a legit country is like comparing a UNC player to a bench player on a crappy JC college. There are a ton of guys playing overseas in bad leagues just barely scraping out a living that consider themselves `professional`players.....but you really have to look at it on a case by case basis to really know the level of ball they are playing at.
scraping by playing pro ball >>> doing decently working at a boring ass 9-5 job.