Physical attractiveness and monetary success in German Bundesliga

  title={Physical attractiveness and monetary success in German Bundesliga},
  author={Ulrich Rosar and J{\"o}rg Hagenah and Markus Klein},
  journal={Soccer \& Society},
  pages={102 - 120}
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