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Gullit Peña and an enviable salary: the Mexican went from being without a club to being treated like a star in the United Arab Emirates

Carlos Peña has been embroiled in controversy in recent years.

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Carlos Peña will continue to waste his football in exotic lands. The talented Mexican midfielder comes from a few months of inactivity after his unsuccessful signing with Club Vida de Honduras. Nevertheless, Al Dhaid gave the Aztec the opportunity to continue his career. United Arab Emirates seduced the Gullit with a large salary.

Arab football continues to capture the attention of world football with its curious signings. This time a Mexican was acquired as a star to boost football in the United Arab Emirates. Gullit Peña rose from the shadows of inactivity to the flashy club Al Dhaid.

Very happy to be in this wonderful country with visit with President Eisa Hilal of Sharjar Sports Council, thanks to my people”, wrote the Mexican through his social networks.

How much money would Carlos Peña receive?

One of the biggest attractions of Arab football is its economic power. The salaries are totally disproportionate to those that can be found in football in Europe and America. According to information collected by the portal the soccer playerCarlos Peña would be perceiving between $20,000 and $45,000 weekly. This number translates to $2.1 million per year in case the weekly value is the second one shown.

How many foreigners are there in Al Dhaid?

In addition to the Gullit Peña, there are seven other foreigners in the Al Dahid squad. The club is made up of three Brazilians, one Iranian, one Cameroonian and two Malians. According to Transfermarkt data, Carlos Peña is the highest valued foreigner in the club with $129,000 dollars.

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