AS Roma forward Francesco Totti (center) -- now in his 25th season -- is still playing at a high level at age 40.

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Updated 1110 GMT (1910 HKT) June 6, 2017

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(CNN)In sport, the margins between victory and defeat are often wafer thin.

Likewise the financial consequences of winning and losing — with millions of dollars now at stake — especially in football, can help redefine teams' strategy for years to come.
Which is going to have consequences for the professional footballer of the future.