Posted: Mon October 7, 2013 5:30PM; Updated: Mon October 7, 2013 5:30PM

David Beckham's endorsement income rises to $26 million

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
David Beckham
David Beckham's endorsement portfolio went up 10 percent since 2012.
SI

LONDON (AP) -- David Beckham earned more than $26 million from personal sponsorship deals in his final full year as a footballer.

The former England captain retired from playing in May after five months at Paris Saint-Germain, having left Major League Soccer in December 2012 following more than five years at the Los Angeles Galaxy.

The latest accounts for Beckham's company, Footwork Productions, showed that turnover rose in 2012 by 10 percent to 16.5 million pounds ($26.6 million).

During 2012, Beckham was highly visible at the London Olympics, both in the opening ceremony and with his Samsung sponsorship.

The accounts show the 38-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid player received a salary of 14.1 million pounds ($22.7 million) from his company.

The accounts don't include Beckham's $4 million salary from the Galaxy.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

SI Videos
Videos from the Web
 
SI.com
Hot Topics: NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs NFL schedule LaMarcus Aldridge Michael Pineda Phil Jackson Tiger Woods
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint