Professional Athletes Get Paid Too Much Money Essay

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“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…show more content…
Teachers have to deal with more meaningful stress than a professional athlete such as trying to make their students have a successful future. Doctors are saving lives, which are more important than playing any kind of sport. Police, firemen, and G.I.s are putting their lives on the line to save others lives. In other words as Clair states “Now that demonstrates the real inequality that exits in our world.” Professional athletes are only entertainers and do not bring much otherwise. I mean do not get me wrong I love to watch sports but the salaries they are getting does not add up to the work they put out. I do understand as well that it takes hard work to get into the pros but do they really need all the money they are given? What really bothered me about the information Bhagat gave is how some are complaining that they do not make enough to help support them and their family, however I already mention in my opinion is an understatement. There are innocent people who can barely make a living for them and their family and do not complain at
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