David Beckham is incomes extra enjoying in a soccer pc sport than he did kicking a ball for actual.
The retired star has received a £40million three-year deal to look within the FIFA 21 sport on PlayStation and XBox.
A supply mentioned: “FIFA makers EA Sports activities supplied him £30million over three years however he managed to get a greater deal.
“It’s a massive addition to the Beckham model and the simplest cash he’s ever made.”
Beckham, 45, seems as a particular participant generally known as an “icon”.
And the US soccer group he owns, Inter Miami, will function.
Becks, nicknamed Goldenballs by spouse Victoria, was one of many sport’s prime earners – banking £100,000 per week at Previous Trafford and clinching a £25million five-year deal in his transfer to LA Galaxy.
Becks mentioned on Instagram : “I’m so proud to be returning to EA Sports activities with my FIFA 21 Beckham Version cowl.
“Excited to be again on the pitch as an icon with a few of my previous teammates!”
The £60 sport was out final month. FIFA 12 is the quickest promoting sports activities sport of all time with 3.2 million offered, making £140million in its first week.
The megabucks soccer sport offers
Large pc sport offers are simply enterprise as normal for footie icons.
Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are among the different massive names starring in FIFA titles.
Former England ace Rooney holds the document for being on essentially the most covers – each sport from FIFA 06 to FIFA 12.
Ronaldo pocketed a seven-figure sum to be a FIFA cowl star.
And in 2016, it was revealed he charged a Saudi Arabian firm £920,000 for a half-day – together with a photoshoot and signing 5 shirts.
Nike additionally reportedly paid Ronaldo $1billion for a lifetime deal, whereas petrol big Castrol gave him an £8.2million two-year deal.
Different stars to have cashed in on gaming embody movie director Spike Lee, Canadian actress Ellen Web page and rapper Travis Scott, who appeared in fight online game Fortnite.
The celebs appeared in an internet battle which drew a document 12 million viewers worldwide.