To most, it shall be cleared right here that Beckham earns $6.5 million annually which makes him part of the top 50 highest-paid players barely!
The surprising fact isn’t it? Well let’s just come out of David’s earning and have a glance into the top five highly paid football stars at present:
No. 1: Christiano Ronaldo, a 25-year-old Portuguese player who plays as a forward for Real Madrid earns $17.06 million annually. In the Spanish national team, Christiano is the most expensive player. It could be imagined by the fact that Real Madrid bought the rights of Christiano worth $132 million from Manchester United in 2009.
No. 2: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish player who has been able to earn $15.7 million in the 2009-2010 seasons. Ibrahimovic is a 29-year-old player who is a striker in Barcelona.
No. 3: LonelMessi is the youngest 22-year-old player of Argentina who is among the top 20 highest-paid players in the football world. In the season of 2009-2010, Messi earned $13.7 million. Messi is going to represent his national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
No. 4: Samuel Eto’o, Cameroon’s national football team captain has a contract at a current of worth $13.74 million. In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Messi is going to lead his team and all eyes are on him to win the World Cup for Argentina.
No. 5: Kaka, the heartbeat of female fans and the most popular player of the Brazilian team is going to earn $13.13 million this year by playing as a midfielder for Real Madrid.
A money temptation along with style, glamour, and popularity, football for sure is a way to live a perfect life!