Retired English footballer David Beckham earned 50.8 million pounds last year, after multiple endorsement deals with brands like H&M and Adidas. It's reportedly more than what he used to earn when he played for his country.
Manchester United had opened talks with Nike last year on a renewal, but the club has yet to clinch an agreement with the US-based company. The club has now confirmed that they have also started talks with rival suppliers.
Gareth Bale`s boot sponsors Adidas are taking no chances when it comes to the Wales international`s possible presentation at Real Madrid and already have a pair waiting in the Spanish capital, Spanish sports daily As reported on Friday.