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Sports Professionals Salaries

by Sid

Successful sports professionals can earn a great deal more money than people in other important professions. Some people think this is completely fair while others think that it is not justified.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.


It is true that some successful sports professionals can earn a great deal more money than other important profession's people. In this passage, I am going to give the views from both sides of the coin in this passage.

People who are earning handsome amounts of money in the sports profession have worked hard to come to the spot where they are right now. If we talk about a cricketer then out of twenty-thirty thousand people who are aiming to go pro, only ten to fifteen people get selected. In this long and hard journey, some of the hustlers have lost their jobs, their education, and what not to fulfill their dream so Its only fair that those who worked their way to the spot should deserve something great as this much competition is not even in the education field, and you surely don't have to train yourself too much to get a good job in the educational field.

Where on the other end if we look into it differently then, there are so many working employees whether they are private or government they don't really have a good salary in their respective jobs. Sometimes it is so bad that they are not even able to afford proper health care and education for their children. It's not only happening in third-world countries it's also happening in other developed nations. People who have spent all their time studying to get a good job are now stuck with something which is not even helping them get proper living necessities. If we compare the salaries of Indian army soldiers to those of cricketers then you would be shocked to see that the salary of an Indian army soldier is around 6,000 USD per year whereas an Indian team cricket player would easily earn around 600,000 USD and its not fair. In 6,000 USD per annum you won't even be able to afford a good college in India leaving the other things aside.

I think that the situation is not fair, as the soldiers have to work as hard as the cricketer or even more to get a place in the army, As a matter of fact, its true that they are willingly serving the nation but they at least should be provided with enough salary so that they could help their children get into a good "private college".

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