The portal “Sportpack” has published the data about salaries of most expensive players of the Continental hockey League (KHL).
Out of competition in the rating of St. Petersburg Diaspora: one of the 30 most highly paid athletes in the League has 14 players SKA. The three leaders of the rating – entirely pink the army. It’s Ilya Kovalchuk (330 million rubles a year), Pavel Datsyuk (270 million) and Slava Voynov (270 million).
The salary of a half dozen hockey players SKA even excluding bonuses and contentment the rest of the team by 23% exceeds the League salary cap.
As the authors of the hit parade of the NHL, 30 of its leaders get together for the season three billion 198 million 360 thousand rubles. This money would be enough to cover the annual budget deficit regions such as Vladimir, Ivanovo, Kaluga and Tambov region. At the same time is two and a half times less than found in September at the infamous Colonel of the interior Ministry Zakharchenko.
In light of the statements of the country’s leadership about the need to reduce the cost of a professional sport League, the current de facto government money, to the belt-tightening was not ready.