What's the ratio have? It's between 5 and 8 percent. It's even less then making it at professional soccer. Even lads let go from top premership clubs in England still earn 5-10 grand a week playing in the English lower leagues.
With this you're left with absolutely nothing.
How many of them have successful GAA careers when they come back? Not many.
So in 20 years time sitting back - they failed at AFL and they failed at GAA.
That's a fairly poor outcome for an individual who was quite obviously very, very talented.