Tuesday, March 17, 2015

David Beckham world's second highest-earning retired sportsman making £50m-a-year

He was the best-paid footballer of his time – but it turns out that retirement is far more lucrative for David Beckham than his glory days on the pitch.
The former England captain, 39, made £50.5million last year, despite having hung up his football boots in 2013.
US magazine Forbes puts him second in a list of the highest-earning retired athletes after basketball star Michael Jordan, 52, who took £67million in 2014.
After Beckham ended his 20-year football career, his earnings were ‘supercharged’ by two deals that netted him more than £13.5million last year.
It says: ‘Beckham was the top-paid player in soccer, including endorsements, for most of the last dozen years of his career.

1 comment :

  1. Money speaking, the best paying jobs are football and entertainment