Revealed: Manchester United striker earns Yeovil's weekly wage budget in one day!

Radamel Falcao

Manchester United face Yeovil this afternoon, and the gulf between the two clubs is huge.

The FA Cup Third Round is often labeled as one of the best weekends in the footballing calendar.

You can throw out as many 'David vs Goliath' cliches as humanly possibly, but they are used for a reason. The FA Cup brings together teams from opposite ends of the spectrum, and the giantkillings over the years have generated the oft-used phrase 'the magic of the Cup'.

This afternoon, we see Yeovil Town take on Manchester United at Huish Park, with the League One strugglers playing host to one of the biggest clubs in the world in a real mismatch clash.

Gary Johnson's Yeovil have lost seven of their last ten games in League One, but fans are looking forward to seeing world stars gracing the Huish Park turf this afternoon.

One of those such players is Radamel Falcao, with the Colombian goal machine partnering youngster James Wilson in the United attack.

A former Porto, Atletico Madrid and Monaco striker, Falcao has been at the top of the game in the last few years, and is earning big money at Old Trafford.

In fact, the Daily Mail underlined just how much Falcao earns - and in doing so, demonstrated the huge gulf between Manchester United and Yeovil.

They suggest that Yeovil's weekly wage budget currently stands at £37,500 - which is around what Falcao earns in just one day!

In fact, Yeovil's record transfer fee was the £250,000 they paid for Quilmes striker Pablo Bastianini in 2005, and that's just shy of Falcao's weekly wage of £265,000.

Yeovil are unlikely to win the game, but this is just another FA Cup clash which gives lower league sides the chance to test themselves against the very best in English football.

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