Top 5 Reasons to be a Professional Footballer

#5 The Hours? A little treatment here, a little interview there and two hours of practice in between. Leaves plenty of time to pursue other endeavors like being in a band (We all remember Alexi Lalas, don’t we?) or acting (remember Cobi Jones and Paul Caliguri on Melrose Place!). The only way these guys log twelve hour days is to include all their travel time and their pre-game naps.

#4 The Travel. Milan to Paris to London all in a ten-day span. All expenses paid. Meals, groupies, paparazzi, security, first-class accommodations and unlimited massages included. It probably beats that week-long work conference in Bakersfield on a $10 per diem.

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