Gonzalo Higuain Rejects $1 Million Per Week Offer From Hebei China Fortune

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has rejected a staggering $1 million per week offer from Hebei China Fortune.

First of all, Gonzalo Higuain isn’t worth $1 million Zimbabwe dollars per week, let alone $1 million U.S. dollars. Second of all, how the hell can a club no one’s ever heard of afford to pay such an asinine amount for anybody?

"Yeah! A million dollars per week. I know, right?" -- Gonzalo Higuain
“Yeah! A million dollars per week. I know, right?” — Gonzalo Higuain

Because the Chinese Super League has become another platform for China’s oligarchs to show off how much money they have. Paying $1 million per week for Gonzalo Higuain is akin to owning a $1.5 million dollar dog named Big Splash.

The Red Tibetian Mastiff is the world's most expensive dog. Shoutout Big Splash
The Red Tibetian Mastiff is the world’s most expensive dog. Shoutout Big Splash

Hebei China Fortune is owned by China Fortune Real Estate Development Co., a Bejing-based company headed by billionaire Wang Wenxue (net worth $4.1 billion).

Had Hebei China Fortune landed Higuan, Wang Wenxue surely would have been the toast of the town. At least until one of his buddies offered $2 million per week for Wayne Rooney…

 

 

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