Tiger Woods has refused to defect to the dark side of golf following news he rejected a colossal offer to join the controversial LIV series.
Elite players from all over the world are being hoovered up left, right and centre by the new Saudi-backed tour after being offered literal truck-loads of cash to ditch the prestigious PGA tour – which has been at the epicentre of the sport for nearly a century.
Woods, though, has resisted the urge to join them. And fair play to him too, as he could have bought the entire Paris Saint Germain squad with the money they offered him.
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According to LIV series CEO Greg Norman, Woods was offered roughly £600million to join the breakaway tour – enough to buy Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Co out of their PSG contracts – though the 46-year-old turned it down … which is just as well as we're not even sure the American knows what Ligue 1 is.
Landing the world's most iconic golfer would've been a a major coup for LIV, even though they've already pinched the likes of Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, Bubba Watson, Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter.
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PSG, meanwhile, have one of the most expensively-assembled squads in the world right now, having added the likes of Messi, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Sergio Ramos to their ranks last summer, and retained the services of Mbappe – who looked Real Madrid-bound for months – earlier this year.
According to CIES, Manchester City have the most valuable squad on the planet, worth an estimated £1billion. Despite their recent struggles, Manchester United have the second-most valuable squad (£950million), followed by Chelsea (£789million), Barcelona (£748million) and Bayern Munich (£743million).
Liverpool (£724million) are next, followed by Real Madrid (£706million), with PSG (£667million), Dortmund (£573million) and Atletico Madrid (£552million) completing the top 10.
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