With all the transfer talk currently surrounding the collapsed move of Brazilian play-maker Kaka to Man City, I was surprised to read an article in one of today’s national newspapers, not concerning the insane amount of money involved or the war of words between the club’s owners … but about religion.
Kaka is world-reknowned for his Christian faith and the fact that he donates 10% of his AC Milan wage to his home church in Sao Paulo, but despite the vast wealth his career has afforded him, Kaka has always been wary of the power of money. He once said
“Money can change everything. If you put your money before everything else, you ruin it.”
A humbling thought in times of a credit crunch and recession …