Thursday, July 28, 2011

World Economy is A-Okay, Even Christiano Ronaldo is being sucked in and backing insolvent banks and the ECB

Well, its official, Soccer star Ronaldo is backing an insolvent Spanish bank and being used as ECB collateral. Most likely b/c thats where his money is.


From ZH:

We were pretty much speechless when we read this - it sure puts guarantees by Noyer, Trichet and all the other bureaumonkeys that the ECB does not accept just any collateral in perspective. From "The most expensive footballer in history may now be used to guarantee the solvency of a Spanish bank. “Ronaldo in the bailout fund,” headlines Süddeutsche Zeitung. The daily reports that the Bankia group of savings banks, which financed Real Madrid’s acquisition of the Portuguese player, is now seeking to borrow funds from the European Central Bank. In response to the ECB’s demand for guarantees, Bankio are putting up… Ronaldo and the Brazilian Kaka, who also plays for the Madrid football club. In 2009, Real borrowed 76.5 million euros to pay transfer fees of 100 millions euros to Manchester United, and 60 million to Milan AC."

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  2. > "and the Brazilian Kaka"


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