Soccer World Cup: The Moral Dilemma

It remains one of the curious contradictions of football that, whereas the excessive accumulation of personal wealth is derided elsewhere, it has gained a tacit acceptance in the sport, if not become a fundamental requirement of the sector. It remains a mystery to me how faithful fans who all too often sacrifice basic family needs to finance their support of their club seem to have no qualms about their hard-earned income supporting some of the most decadent lifestyles on the planet.

That said, there are increasing signs that the outrageous salaries and lifestyles of many modern-day footballers is becoming morally unsustainable in a society where so many are struggling to pay for even the most basic essentials.

Source: The Catholic Network

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