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12-28-2012, 08:04 PM
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Originally Posted by nuernberger View Post
This. It's not like we Europeans love the billboard-style jerseys so much, it's simply a necessity.
In Germany, the ads on the jersey make up for a very significant amount of the revenues and no one can really afford to not have them. Still, almost no club breaks even, let alone makes money.
Same in Switzerland. The ads in the jersey are estimated to bring a team 1-1.5 mio CHF per year. that's the salary of 2 above average players right there

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