World-renowned retired soccer celebrity David Beckham (center) watches Manny Pacquiao fight Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao in November. (Image: Reuters/Tyrone Siu)
It should be good to be therefore famous, so adored, that you can pretty much sell anything to anyone for any price. And perhaps not he needs the money with an estimated net worth of $300 million, but such is the situation for iconic retired soccer star and universally recognized hottie David Beckham a man who is so full of the celebrity galaxy which he and wife/former Spice Girl Victoria were on the short list to go to Prince William’s wedding, after all.
Now Beckham appears to have carved a niche for himself as a sort of mercenary promoter for hire, and the latest taker is Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which is making use of Beckham’s charm, good looks and worldwide adoration to promote their casinos both in Singapore and Macau.
While there’s no term on what kind of fee Beckham commands for this kind of thing which could include anything from being seated front and center at a Manny Pacquiao Brandon Rios fight at the Macau that is venetian to a Marina Bay Sands charity event in Singapore we can imagine he doesn’t work for cheap these days.
Beckham might not need to do much but show up and get TV coverage, but for Sands, it’s nevertheless a good deal. The largest casino operator in Macau remains stymied by mainland Chinese advertisin Continue reading