A footballer is seen by his peers as a star, while a broadcaster can make money off the game and, in the case of players, from the sport they love.
But who is to judge the worth of a player’s commercial deals?
This is the dilemma faced by the commercial and media organisations that provide support for players in England and Wales.
What’s the difference?
What do players need to make of their contracts?
The players and their agents have a lot of input into the commercialisation of their lives and careers.
They have a say in how the commercial values are measured and, importantly, can also have a voice in the decisions they make.
In many cases, their contracts dictate the value of the endorsements they get.
In a number of cases, they also have direct control over how much money is spent on sponsorship and the advertising they pay.
The difference lies in the fact that they are the ones who are responsible for making these decisions.
If a player is a big star, the sponsors will pay for his jersey and he will get to put on a show.
But what if the players contract contains a clause that prohibits them from making the endorsements themselves?
Would they be able to negotiate a new contract?
They would be unable to, because they would have no control over the terms and conditions of their deals.
This would mean that if a player had made an endorsement, his sponsors would not be able have any say in the value.
They would not have any idea whether he was worth their money.
The sponsors would still be able pay for the player’s jersey, but they would not know whether it was worth what he was getting.
This is where the value can become very complex.
How do I know how much a player will earn from his endorsement?
There are two main ways to determine the value a player receives.
The first is through his agent.
He can negotiate with the player on behalf of the player and, as a result, the value will be determined by the player himself.
This method is usually used by commercial agencies and sports organisations.
In the past, the amount of money players were earning was based on how much they were paid for the endorsements.
But this is no longer the case, as sponsors have more control over what the player earns from endorsements and what they pay for them.
The amount a player makes from endorsements is now determined by how much sponsorship and advertising he receives.
In other words, if a footballer earns £10m a year from endorsements, his agent will have a direct say in determining the value the player is getting from his endorsements.
The second way to determine value is through the commercial value of his endorsements, which is usually calculated by looking at the market for the same product.
In this way, a player can be valued as a big name, a high profile figure, a commercial property, or a high-end product, depending on what the market is saying.
This calculation is made by comparing the market value of endorsements to the player being compared.
It can be used to calculate a player or a team’s commercial value, or to decide if a team should be bought by an investment bank or to be sold.
What if I sign a commercial contract with a commercial agency but the player does not sign with one?
A player may not be happy with the way the commercial agent has been handling the deal and may not want to sign with a company with a different value for his endorsement.
It could be that the player has not been told the full story of what his contract actually means, and that he is not aware that his contract includes an endorsement clause.
Alternatively, the player may have not been given enough time to consider whether the endorsement is worth the money he is getting.
For example, a football club could be in a very difficult financial situation, or could be struggling to sell its players.
If the player signs with a sporting agent, he will need to take the full view of the commercial agency about the contract and, therefore, the endorsement.
This means that the commercial director of the club is the best person to take into account the full range of possible factors in the commercial dealings of a football team.
It is important that, when making a commercial decision, the commercial decision maker is the one who makes the final decision on what is worth.
A player might be willing to sign a contract with the best commercial agent available, but if the commercial terms don’t suit the player, he could choose another agent.
The decision will then be made by the best agent available.
The best commercial director is the person who is most knowledgeable about the player or the team.
If he has not spoken to the client in detail about the agreement, the best advice he can give is to check the player can handle his endorsements well.
In some cases, players are offered endorsements by people who are not associated with the club.
This can be a very attractive option for players who have no experience or knowledge of the game.
For other players, this is the only way