1. David Beckham (PSG) - $48,349,000

‘Goldenballs’ remains the master when it comes to pocketing the big bucks.

Despite earning a relatively nominal fee as part of his five-month deal to join PSG in January, the veteran continues to make huge financial gains off the pitch with his incredible array of sponsors.

A ‘lifetime’ contract with Adidas, plus deals with H&M, Samsung and Burger King, all go towards making the former LA Galaxy star the financial king outside of America.

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