The Wall Street Journal reported that the Manchester derby this weekend at Old Trafford will be the most expensive game in history. The players on the field the the two benches will cost the teams roughly $850 million to acquire.
To make this number into perspectives, it is as much as NASA spent to refurbish the Hubble Telescope, it is more than double compare to New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox when both set of players meet, and when Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins meet.
Economic crisis? What economic crisis?