The UK newspaper The Sun reported last week that David Beckham will pocket a staggering £125million during his five-year contract with the LAL Galaxy. That translates into about $250 million.
In the article MLS commissioner Don Garber was quoted as saying:
“David was really a home run for us, to use a baseball analogy. He’s going to make the £125m when his five years are up — I really believe that. Just look at what he’s been able to generate this year. He is just an incredible marketing machine.”
I thought that the most interesting quote from Garber was this: