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Is the Financial Fair Play regulation a joke?

Is the Financial Fair Play regulation a joke?

Nathalia H. Nielsen

September 16, 2013

$134 million. That is the amount of money spent this summer by Real Madrid to acquire the services of Welsh soccer star Gareth Bale. Record-breaking? Absolutely. Fair play? Not by a long shot. The UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations, which prevents teams from spending more than they earn, were put int...

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