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It seems appropriate, then, that Liverpool is in the final of the Carling Cup, the competition that no one is sure whether they care about. Fans of big clubs generally have little regard for the tournament, though they doubtless get excited when their side reaches the final. And so, as the debate will rage on, the perception of Liverpool’s season will differ wildly.

Last May James ranked 10th on our Celebrity with earnings of $48 million. His Liverpool investment will only make him richer. Of course, his best move may have been working with Henry, who as I pointed out in my story of Wall Street sports owners, has been hugely successful.