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Most modern sports stars are just spoiled brats

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'Most Modern Sports Stars Are Just Spoiled Brats' There are a lot of arguments for and against this statement. I find this topic very interesting because I love watching and playing football, so I would look at it in particular. One argument against this statement is that the financial rewards are ridiculously high. After all, they are only playing ninety minutes a week and further more some players barely compete, they just stand around and only run when it is absolutely necessary. On the other hand most players play their heart out because how else would a player get so good. Top class players like Thierry Henry and Ronaldinho always without fail play their best every game. ...read more.

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Further more, for other sports like Gaelic you need a greater degree of fitness and endurance because it is a much faster game. My next point is that, some players are more interested in advertising gear than playing a game. Like, David Beckham who advertises Adidas gear. Some people would say that they just want the fame, but I disagree. When an opportunity like advertising gear comes along they should take it, because they have the right to make as much money as they can now when they have the chance. After all sports stars have a very brief career and the money that they earn now has to do them the rest of their lives; the money that they earn doesn't stay around forever no matter how much they earn. ...read more.

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Some players get serious injuries that put them out for a long time depending on the injury and when they recover they have to get back to full fitness which would take up another month or much longer e.g. Ole Gunner Solskjaer. So they're missing about three months because of an injury. Most players quit in their early thirties so on average players play for about thirteen years and if they get injured that could only be eleven or twelve years. Some players keep playing until their late thirties, like Alan Shearer, but this is unusual. In conclusion, I don't think that most modern sports stars are just spoiled brats, some are, but most aren't. I think they should make the most of their brief career by advertising sports gear and making as much money as possible; after all they have had to endure tough training even if they start late. ...read more.

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