David Beckham is an English born former professional soccer player. He spent the bulk of his professional career playing for the British Manchester United franchise. In the five years prior to the 2013, he spent time playing in the United States for Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy.
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2. Income & Salary
Beckham began his professional career at the young age of 17. He has won the Premier League title six times and the FA cup twice. In 1999, he was awarded the “footballer of the year” recognition from UEFA. He has represented England as the international team’s captain six times. After leaving England to play for Spain’s Real Madrid, Beckham captured two titles in the Spanish league. Upon joining Major League Soccer in 2007, Beckham was awarded a salary of $6,500,000 a year, the highest ever for any player in the league up to that point in time. Beckham did not disappoint in the United States, leading the Galaxy to two consecutive Major League Soccer titles. As Beckham’s career came to a close this past year, many reflected on his many great accomplishments. Even if not all would readily crown him the greatest English soccer player of his generation, none would dispute that his career was quite the accomplished one.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
David Beckham’s net worth is currently around $300 million. He is estimated to make approximately 50 million dollars per year. As of June 2013, Beckham had made approximately five million dollars in salary and awards and approximately 42 million dollars in endorsements.