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Chinese Super League is global sport’s most ‘star heavy’

Report on global sports salaries finds Chinese football league, now the world's 12th highest-paying sports league, is "most skewed" in terms of wage distribution

November 15, 2016 12:05 PM (UTC+8)
Brazilian footballer Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, better known as Hulk, celebrates scoring one of his four goals for Shanghai SIPG. A new report published in the UK indicates each of those goals cost the club £4m in Hulk's wages alone. Photo: AFP/Cao zichen/Imaginechina
Brazilian footballer Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, better known as Hulk, celebrates scoring one of his four goals for Shanghai SIPG. A new report published in the UK indicates each of those goals cost the club £4m in Hulk's wages alone. Photo: AFP/Cao zichen/Imaginechina
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