Cristiano Ronaldo vs David Beckham – Who Has a Higher Net Worth in 2024?

Published 01/25/2024, 2:31 PM EST

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Several soccer stars who have been successful on the pitch have also transcended the boundaries off the field. Two of them in this category are David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. In their playing careers, they have won several trophies for club and country. But the duo have also ensured that the success has benefitted them financially.

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There is no doubt that the younger generation of soccer stars will take inspiration from the icons’ business minds. Let us look at which of the players had a bigger net worth in 2024 between them.

The earnings of Cristiano Ronaldo prove the sky is not the limit

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Both David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo made their breakthroughs at Manchester United before making the glitzy switch to Real Madrid. However, after that, their careers went different ways. What remained the same for the duo was that both have earned a fair share of money on and off the field. The net worth of the Al Nassr star is currently estimated to be around $600 million. Ronaldo earns roughly $210 million per year playing for the Saudi giants. From endorsements, he earns approximately $40 million annually. In 2016, the 38-year-old has also signed a special lifetime deal with sportswear giants Nike worth $1 billion.

Ronaldo has also earned big money at his former clubs. According to reports, Cristiano Ronaldo earned a salary of $64 million from his four-year contract with Juventus after ending his stay with Real Madrid. The expectation is that once he decides to retire, the Al Nassr star will join an elite category of athletes with a net worth of over $1 billion.

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There is no doubt that the numbers of the Portuguese forward are jaw-dropping. However, current Inter Miami owner and England legend David Beckham is another figure whose net worth has blasted through the roof.

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David Beckham is the biggest example of making the right decisions at the right time

The net worth of the 48-year-old David Beckham stands at $450 million as of December 2023. David Beckham from the start of his playing career made sure he was compensated well for his services. During his time with Manchester United, he was their highest-paid player. He also earned $42 million during his four-year stay with Real Madrid. However, his main earnings started after his move from MLS to LA Galaxy. He roughly pocketed a whopping $250 million at the MLS club.

David Beckham also earned the option to buy a MLS franchise for $25 million. Later after retirement, he exercised it, and the foundation of Inter Miami was laid. Several reports have also claimed that he earned yearly $125 million for promoting Qatar as the host of the World Cup 2022 as an ambassador. He also has signed a mind-boggling $160 million lifetime contract with Adidas. His various companies and ventures have also contributed to his yearly earnings.

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These iconic athletes are living examples that there is so much to life beyond sports. Who is your favorite star, Beckham or Ronaldo? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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Anuj Nikhil Virjiani

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