The news of Bruce Bvuma's salary at Kaizer Chiefs has been taking Mzansi by storm, after it was revealed that he earns a mere R5 000 a month. But which things in football equal the same amount of money? Let's take a look!
The goalkeeper was promoted to first team action last term when both Brilliant Khuzwayo and Itumeleng Khune sustained injuries that left them unable to play.
Bvuma stepped in for two outings, seeing him concede five goals across the 180 minutes of action; however, the focus is not on his potential as a player, but what he earns.
For a long time, there has been debate over whether or not a minimum wage should be introduced into South African football, and if you aren't convinced about why it should be introduced, here is a perspective of just how little Bvuma is earning.
Here is a breakdown of some things Bvuma's salary equates to:
1 pair of adidas Ace 17+ Boots = R4 000
1 Nedbank Cup Man of the Match award = R5 000
4 pairs of adidas Ace Pro goalkeeper gloves = R4 800
5 Kaizer Chiefs track jackets = R5 000
10 Kaizer Chiefs New Era caps = R5 000
25 pairs of shinguards = R5 000
What do you think needs to be done with Bvuma's salary, if anything?