“Do Professional Athletes Get Paid Too Much Money?” article written by Mihir Bhagat is states that “Professional athletes are making too much money in a society where salaries and wages are traditionally based on the value of one works. In today’s society, one should be paid according to the job’s economic importance and their value to society.” Which in Bhagats mind one should be paid to how important his/her job is. According to Bhagat he also understands it does take hard work to get into the pros and dedication into any sports but they do nothing more than entertain the public. Also Bhagat basically says athletes need to show more positivity towards fans and for future athletes if they want to be seen as any type of role model. Reading this article was truly an eye opener, I had never thought about this
The military has a right to receive more pay than professional athletes because the people in the military risk their lives, they spend a majority of their time away from home, and military personnel do not have the living luxuries that professional athletes seem to have. According to Senator John McCain, people in the military receive barely enough money to maintain a normal or middle class life. Military personnel often volunteer to do a job in which their superiors ask them to risk their lives, whereas professional athletes volunteer to play their favorite game in front of thousands of fans to show off their abilities. Granted, entertainment acts as a necessity in today’s world, but it does not have the importance as some other jobs do. These
My second paragraph is about people in the military, navy, etc are getting paid less. My last paragraph are people’s opinions and professionals quotes about it. Celebrities get paid way too much money. They should at least use their money for a good cause. They should give some of their money to people who are risking their lives and fighting for our country for us.
If soldiers get more money for their services than people would join the army, not to fight for our country, but for the money. Soldiers would also get greedy with the money they get and lose concentration in the line of fire, and frankly soldiers don't need the extra cash. The government supplies lots of things after their retirement. The government supplies a very good retirement plan for those veterans that are retired. The things include: free medical care, free rent, and free food.
Even people who do think they are overpaid still go to their movies, shows, performances, and games. These people may think they are overpaid, but are willing giving them money. The people have all the power over entertainers and professional athletes’ income. They decide how much these professional athletes and entertainers are paid. Professional athletes and entertainers can be denied health insurance because of how much money they make.
Why are people so worried about how much money a professional athlete makes? So many people are worried about how much money a professional athlete make, they say why doesn’t it go two someone in need or why don’t teachers make more money, they are teaching our future generation. Yes teachers may be teaching owner future, and yes there are servicemen putting their lives on the line, but these athletes aren’t regular athletes. Professional athletes have trained and sacrificed ever since they were little kids play youth sports to become who they are today. These athletes sacrifice their body’s day in and day out, they sacrifice time in the gym or on the field day in and day out instead of being with their families.
“The World will be a better place when nurses get paid more than pro athletes. They save lives while athletes throw,catch, and strike objects”. Athletes are overpaid because I believe their career is too easy for them to be making as much as money as they make. Athletes are overpaid because important jobs that are saving lives are getting paid less than an athlete. Lebron James made seventy one million last year, but an average salary of a nurse per year is seventy thousand a year which makes nurses feel daunted by athletes.
Although, there are reasons that they should get paid less, I still believe they shouldn’t because athletes don’t just play the sport. Athletes are involved in charities and volunteering where they hang out with kids who don’t have the opportunity to see them play. Fans or kids look up to these athletes as role and want to grow up to be just like them. When so many kids look up these athletes it means they are doing something great and deserve the money they get paid. These athletes play on the biggest stages every week and are in the public eye every second of the day.
Pro athletes receive millions of dollars in a year compared to fifty years for the average American, and just for being really good at sports. These athletically gifted individuals are taking way too much money away from the hardworking citizens who deserve it. Athletic organizations across the United States such as the NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, and the PGA were all created for one reason, and one reason only. To entertain. Each year, athletes
When an athlete trusts too much he can duped into scams made by greedy people who just want their money and know they can take advantage of them. When they trust too little, he won’t accept good financial advice that could ensure financial stability for life. Another reason in this article why athletes go broke is because they feel a need or responsibility to pay back their family and friends who supported them to get where they are today. In order to avoid the stereotypical “money changed you” saying, Professional athletes often go to extreme measure to prove a