Beckham remains on top of France Football magazine's best-paid list

Beckham, who left the Los Angeles Galaxy for PSG in January, is reported to have earned an annual salary of 1.7 million euros, with his income supplemented by 1.3 million euros in bonuses and some 33 million euros from other sources, including advertising deals.

updated: March 19, 2013 08:18 IST
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Paris: David Beckham is out in front as the highest-paid player in world football, according to a report that appears in Tuesday's edition of France Football magazine.

The veteran Englishman, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in January on a short-term deal until the end of the season, is nearing the end of his playing career but still comes in ahead of world player of the year Lionel Messi and prolific Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

France Football report that Beckham will earn 36 million euros ($46.7m, £30.9m) in 2012-13, leaving him just ahead of four-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi.

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