SPEAKING OF SOCCER

Gabriel Cabarrouy in the DMN (or was it Al Dia?) had a good little story about Dominic Oduro. The 21-year-old bench player for FC Dallas has been a promising striker for the team, and he makes a whopping $17,700 a year. As the article points out, Oduro and other “developmental players” like him are reluctant to spend per diem and pick up spare jobs when and where they can. Says Oduro,

A couple of times, I kind of wonder what if I was working at McDonalds, probably I would be making the same. At the end of the day, you want to do what your heart tells you.”

Newsletter

Get a weekly recap in your inbox every Sunday of our best stories from the week plus a primer for the days ahead.

Find It

Search our directories for...

Restaurants

Restaurants

Bars

Bars

Events

Events

Attractions

Attractions

View All

View All

Comments

Comments are closed.