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Brazil earns US$2 billion from sales of soccer players, São Paulo club tops the list – FIFA

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has gained US$2 billion (R$10.4 billion) from player transfers over the past decade. São Paulo is the club with the highest increase in this period, followed by Santos and Flamengo. This is according to a FIFA report on the last ten years regarding the transfer of athletes.

The document shows the picture of a country that exports far more players than it imports or otherwise invests in. The exceptions are clubs like Flamengo and Atlético-MG, which top the list of spending on reinforcements this decade. Ultimately, however, even Flamengo . . .

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