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Monday, 30 May 2016

Ronaldo, Kaká E160m price tag may not be too high

Spend it like Beckham

Real Madrid is spending 44% of 2008 revenue to buy soccer's top stars. The capital outlay will depreciate fast and cost millions to maintain. But President Florentino Pérez may be content if the investments help Real sustain its pace of revenue growth.

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