David Beckham Richest Athletes in England
David Beckham Richest Athletes in England.
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Former captain soccer England team David Beckham apparently remains the richest athletes in his country. This LA Galaxy player is in the top of the richest sportsmen in the UK and Ireland. Beckham’s wealth is estimated at 160 million pounds, or about 258 million U.S. dollars.
This is a feat in itself because last year he only came second. Earlier in 2011, won the richest athlete football soccer club Wigan coach, Dave Whelan, with total assets reached 306 million U.S. dollars.
According to the Sunday Times Sport Rich List, Beckham was among 48 football players who entered the list of 100 richest sportsmen in Britain. Beckham is still trying to break into English football team that will compete at the London Olympics.
The list also includes Beckham in the 10 richest sportsmen in the world arena. The position of the richest sportsman is still held by Tiger Woods with a total fortune of 538 million pounds.
Woods followed by F1 driver Michael Schumacher and former basketball player, Michael Jordan.
For the category of women, held by the richest athlete Maria Sharapova. As well as Beckham, Sharapova reached the coffers of wealth not just from the field, but more of the sponsorship and the world of fashion.