Manchester United legend David Beckham has been named on the list of the richest present and past footballers as compiled by legit.ng. David Beckham enjoyed a very good playing career that took him to countries like Spain, France, Italy and the United States of America in addition to his native England. The former Manchester United winger was an integral part of the team that dominated English football in the 90s. David Beckham was a key player for Manchester United as they won an unprecedented treble at the end of the 1998/99 season.
The Red Devils won three major trophies during that season. Manchester United won the FA Cup title, the Premier League trophy and the Champions League title. The Champions League triumph sealed the treble and it came after the team scored twice in added time to overturn a 1-0 deficit and beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their final meeting at the Nou Camp.
Apart from Manchester United, David Beckham played for Paris Saint Germain (PSG), AC Milan, Real Madrid and MLS outfit Los Angeles (LA) Galaxy during his illustrious football career. David Beckham is now the co-owner of Inter Miami. David Beckham and Inter Miami recently announced Phil Neville as their new manager ahead of the new 2021 season scheduled to start in the coming weeks. Phil Neville and David Beckham were teammates at Manchester United. They were both part of the team that won the treble over two decades ago.
David Beckham has a net worth of $450m and he’s second on the list behind Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who has a net worth of $500m. Lionel Messi has one of the most lucrative contracts in the history of football after the figures of his current deal at Barcelona were released last month and he completes the top three with a net worth of $400m.