in 2009 the highest paid soccer player was ronaldinho,with $29.5 million U.S. dollars.
Beckham is a soccer player; definitely in the top 50 highest paid athletes of all-time.
While the very top few of the highest-paid athletes are not footballers, many of them are.
The highest paid in chelsea fc,is Torres
Ronaldinho must be the first highest payment in the world
The top five are soccer players and probably British or Scottish or African. Do they pay players in Africa?
The top ten highest paid payers are football players and basketball players. They both get paid millions.
The highest paid soccer, as far as know, is Jose Mourinho, currently manager of Real Madrid. He is getting 10.000.000 per season, with a 4-year contract.