There’s no doubting Beckham still has the X-factor as he tops the list of soccers rich list in terms of his total earnings. Although, the majority of his earnings are earned off the field of play he’s still earning bucket loads on the field.
Surprised to see the richest club owner is Rinat Akhmetov as I had not heard of him before today. He is the owner and president of Shakhtar Donetsk from the Ukraine. Having had the chance to google him it seems he is the 47th richest man in the world. Closely followed by Chelsea club owner and business tycoon Roman Abramovich, the 50th richest man in the world.
Barcelona who up until recently never had a shirt sponsor and instead paid UNICEF to carry their logo managed to score BIG by signing a multi million dollar deal with the Qatar Foundation.