The 2014 World Cup was the most profitable in Fifa's history, but for the host nation the legacy is expensive stadiums with no one in them.
Ross Barkley will cost £50m, James Milner to Liverpool, Louis van Gaal to get £1m Champions League bonus, plus more.
Tactically astute, brilliant from Bale - why Wales' win in Israel is one of their best results of recent times.
Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 suffer a setback despite scoring a late equaliser to draw 1-1 with Turkey.
Wales took a significant step towards qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 after a 3-0 win away to Israelin Group B, while Wesley Sneijder helped the Netherlands avoid a third defeat in Group A in a 1-1 draw against Turkey.
Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr strengthens her commitment to the club with an additional £20m loan.
WALES moved a step closer to their holy grail in the promised land as Gareth Bale answered his critics with a superb double to bring the Dragons a big step closer to Euro 2016 qualification.
IT IS the most famous piece of commentary in the history of football broadcasting: "They think it's all over..."