World-renowned soccer that is retired David Beckham (center) watches Manny Pacquiao fight Brandon Rios during the Venetian Macao in November. (Image: Reuters/Tyrone Siu)
It must be good to be therefore famous, so adored, that you can pretty much sell such a thing to anyone for any cost. And maybe 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 guy who’s so full of the celebrity galaxy he and wife/former Spice Girl Victoria were on the short list to wait Prince William’s wedding, after all.
Now Beckham seems 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 market their casinos in both Singapore and Macau.
While there’s no term on which sort of fee Beckham commands for this sort of thing that could include anything from being seated front and center at a Manny Pacquiao Brandon Rios battle at the Venetian Macau to going to a Marina Bay Sands charity event in Singapore we can imagine he fails for cheap these days.
Beckham might not need to do much but show up and get television coverage, but for Sands, it’s nevertheless a good deal. The largest casino operator in Macau remains stymied by mainland Chinese advertising prohi […]