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REVEALED: 33% of players get divorced within year of retiring and 40% declared bankrup

It's been revealed 33 per cent of players get divorced within a year of retiring and 40 per cent are declared bankrupt within five years of playing their last game.

Xpro - a charity set up for the welfare of ex-professional footballers - has released the disturbing findings.

While accountants Deloitte estimate that while the average Premier League salary is £23,000 a week, this drops to £5,000 in the Championship.

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