Beckham is world's highest-paid player

May 4, 2004
PARIS, May 4 (Reuters) - Real Madrid and England midfielder David Beckham is the highest-paid soccer player in the world, according to a survey by France Football magazine.Beckham, who joined Real Madrid from Manchester United in June, has earned €22.4 million euros (£15 million) in the 2003/04 season, topping a list also featuring fellow 'Galacticos' Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Raul and Roberto Carlos.Brazilian striker Ronaldo comes second with €16.5 million. French midfielder Zidane is ...

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