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So he really is one of the most famous soccer players in the world and he seems to know the business of soccer pretty well cherry on -- his brand is essentially himself.
And he was a huge star for many years over in Europe but then he chose to play here in the United States couple years ago I joined the new York red bulls and was that a decision based on money.
Or something else -- had a chance to ask him about it.
There was a business decision.
-- -- this.
Artists always -- since I was.
Sevenths inmates and I think to myself one -- come and play an eminent someone.
And I wanna -- from formally opens in New York was always -- -- Nortel was.
I -- my whole career you know -- -- monocle.
That I went to you that.
-- -- -- wanted to spread again and -- one of credit game Brussels every time.
Was always to school full -- -- alive and well miles we're sending it to go I would up for the game -- my god and with some friends -- -- and -- That -- -- -- from a -- but not live -- in discussing with me.
But -- you did leave money means to make what five million dollars a year playing a salary from what I understand here so it's not like you making claim money to normal to me.
You left money on the table right you let you could name.
that's what could you made more money in Europe and you chose to come here -- I don't know Obama for the -- them have been.
So with anybody I -- to come in -- what it.
I didn't speak within you know within want -- to call -- OK and I left all small -- of -- -- also and I didn't speak to any of -- in.
-- -- -- You very flexible to also evidence that to any of its in flow -- and saying what about wanted to go.
-- and that's -- the came here with a great stadium by the -- that is.
Soccer's growing here in the United States and -- -- let's leave -- plan.
Player salaries we talked about briefly our our profit tended to suck -- fill this place up for the games don't -- -- Which is great the TV -- not yet it doesn't look like.
It has some -- people here.
My kids do -- -- they can get up on the Saturday Sunday morning and they can watch the European games they can watch the live it's almost like you're competing with the European games that we make of that.
It's a small I was so the difficult part of it is -- European soccer game followed in a moment doubtful whether governments that if you don't you have no visible.
We'll know American global.
You no possible.
So that when you watch it right sometimes -- game.
Up fixing waves again in India and game that's -- game.
So you're kind of moving -- margins right -- The other part of it is and this is and that's why it's interesting you say that is that the debate is about the quality of play and you played -- -- people say boy.
I'd rather watch the best in the world play and I'm gonna watch that some in the Spanish -- for the -- the Premier League as opposed to watching in choosing to watch a league that's.
That doesn't have the best players in the world present company David Beckham and others obviously -- but I guess.
I would -- we've mall like -- -- question that's him from office in new Yorker Joseph.
Model to one supports it's and one of the -- to wanna watch it to your very question that's evolved into sports do you think the ratings -- -- go up.
-- -- -- And I would think it will book butt off to -- to what a certain to what you say sorry wonders that's a vehicle rubble watched European -- -- -- quantities you know.
But it took precedence for example -- -- him alone you you're not going to watch but in the days.
Illinois -- way default and -- business combustible you know going to -- to want to move before my government went to what could portables and very thoughtful -- -- -- -- of the final muted.
In the area.
You're gonna support -- in the -- -- the -- so that's that's what our old friend and then and then figure upheavals in the.
Terry outrageous talk for France for many years played arsenal in an English pretty interesting guy knows the business of of soccer symbol brain compared to -- back -- --
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