10/6/11

Beckham’s Endorsement Income Climbs

Cup final Draw Event with the Premier and Davi...Image by The Democratic Alliance via FlickrAccording to Bloomberg, David Beckham’s earning power is climbing in his soccer career’s twilight.

Becks paid himself an extra $4 million last year from new endorsement deals, according to a filing today by his Footwork Productions Ltd. He endorses Adidas and Pepsi among other companies.

Beckham’s total 2010 earnings from the company, which doesn’t include his Los Angeles Galaxy salary, rose 31 percent, the filing shows. Forbes magazine in May put his total earnings at $40 million.

It’s the highest revenue for Beckham’s company since 2005, when he played for Real Madrid.

His five-year contract with the Galaxy ends in November and, according to L’Equipe newspaper, Paris Saint-Germain is among teams that want to sign him.

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