Wayne Rooney and 20 Grossly Overpaid Footballers in European Football

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Wayne Rooney and 20 Grossly Overpaid Footballers in European Football
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Wayne Rooney's shoddy showing against Everton on Sunday had Twitter up in arms about the amount of money he earns—£300,000 per week, per The Telegraph—in comparison to his production on the pitch.

It got us thinking about all of those other lucky souls plying their trade in football, being grossly overpaid for their services to wheezing, financially spluttering clubs across Europe.

Here, we present 20 of the most overpaid players on the continent.

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