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 so famous, so adored, that one can pretty much sell such a thing to anyone for any price. And not he and wife/former Spice Girl Victoria were on the short list to attend Prince William’s wedding, after all that 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’s so high in the celebrity galaxy.
Now Beckham seemingly have carved a distinct segment 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, visual appearance and international adoration to promote their gambling enterprises both in Singapore and Macau.
While there’s no term on what kind of fee Beckham commands for this sort of thing which may include anything from being seated front and center at a Manny Pacquiao Brandon Rios battle at the Venetian Macau to attending a Marina Bay Sands charity event in Singapore we can imagine he fails for cheap these days.
Beckham may well not really have to do much but show up and get television coverage, but for Sands, it’s nevertheless a good deal. The casino operator that is largest in Macau rem (suite…)