Just one in five contributors believe the UK pension system is of Champions League quality while more than two thirds thought it was worthy of the Thursday night slot on Channel Five at best.
One wag who thought the industry was fit to take on Europe's finest said: "It's Messi and has a lot of money! A definite qualifier." A real fan said: "It provides a major part of the retirement welfare...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers