Beckham is world's richest footballer

Mar 12, 2013, 07:59 IST | Agencies

Paris Saint-Germain star David Beckham is the world's wealthiest footballer with a staggering net worth of �175 million, ahead of Barca's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the inaugural Goal Rich List 2013

Beckham finished some £59.5m ahead of his nearest rival, Barcelona phenomenon Lionel Messi (£115.5m), who in turn pipped Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (£112m) for the runner-up spot.

Here’s the top five...

David Beckham: £ 175m

Lionel Messi: £ 115.5m

Cristiano Ronaldo: £ 112m

Kaka: £ 66.5m

Ronaldinho: £ 112m

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