Merely winning a domestic title is but a modest objective for the mega-clubs.

So the fact that Barcelona is already running away from chief rival Real Madrid and others in the La Liga race is not necessarily the reason they've opened up the bank vault for another elite player.

In fact, picking up the Copa del Rey is kinda cool only because it's gotta be done if they're gonna brag about winning the triple.

Of course, the Champions League title is the prize every season, but one can even wonder if that's why the Blaugrana splashed out daunting dosh for Philippe Coutinho.

That's right.

It might possibly be Barça tossed a €142million package out there just because it could.

Not a bad way to live. Click on over to The Daily Player and judge for yourself if this is a ballsy buy or a smart investment.

When you're done checking out Coutinho's highlights, cyber on over to Fanorama and pick up a handful of 18-carat gold-plated keychains for the soccer fans in your crew. Here's FC Bayern's, for example:

18 carat gold plated soccer keychains

We've got keychains for a buncha top clubs in stock:

soccer keychains

Every one of them is yours for a mere $16.45.

Who doesn't need a keychain? May as well get one that's solid, sturdy, and lets others know where your loyalties lie.

Quality stuff. Awesome price. See you at checkout.

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