Beckham at PSG - Not really playing for free

The share given to the club only involves contracts signed after the player has put pen to paper. In practice, Beckham will continue to receive most of the advertising earnings on his contracts with H and M, Adidas and Samsung but will give to PSG half of any contract he may sign in the next five months.

updated: February 02, 2013 15:58 IST
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Paris: Even after donating his estimated 800,000-euro ($1 million) monthly salary to charity, Paris Saint-Germain new signing David Beckham will still be in the money.

-- How much is "Brand Beckham" worth?

According to Forbes magazine in April 2012, Beckham, 37, was the highest-paid footballer in the world with $46 million a year, just ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid ($42 million) and Barcelona's Lionel Messi ($39 million). The Sunday Times Rich List said he had a net worth of £190 million last year

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