There really does not take too much skill to perform these activities so many people think it is a quick and easy way to make excess money without working too hard.
If there was some kind of pay scale that was based on experience then the whole system would be fairer.
Although there are many factors that contribute to their salary, professional athletes may be overpaid because as a society, we contribute to their success.
So, in the end, part of the athlete’s salary comes from the people who support the sports in the first place.
I like this quote for the reason that it is true, society endorses the attitude to pay athletes to entertain; this is just a reflection of what we value (Salaam).
It can be easily argued that actors and professional athletes are paid too much.
(Miller) So, as long as there is a demand to fill, marketing companies will continue handing endorsements to professional athletes who therefore become overpaid.
“They’re not paid for what they do; they are paid because people want to watch what they do” (Salaam).
It may also be the association with success which the athlete is characterizing.
Whatever the case may be, Miller gives tips of what marketing companies look for before persuading a player with an endorsement: 1. The athlete can be trusted – We have numerous examples of athletes that have embarrassed the companies that they endorse.