Originally posted on Top-soccer.comThe wages of sports stars just keep on going up, and after the latest figures were released by Forbes, it’s clear that this trend is continuing. However, even within the top 10 there is a huge disparity in what the top stars can earn, with the top three on the list making almost as much as the other seven combined. Here is a rundown of the top 10 earners today.
1. David Beckham
The age-defying highest paid player of all time recently announced he was hanging up his boots having spent his final season at Paris Saint-Germain after plying his trade in LA for the last few seasons.
With sponsorship deals form Breitling, adidas and Coty, his total earnings of $50.6 million dwarf the other players on the list, showing that although Beckham may not be as quick as he once was, that is no barrier to earning power in this game.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo is without doubt one of the best players in the world today, and he comes second in the list of high e...