David Beckham salary will go to local Paris charity

David Beckham has revealed that he will not be paid during his five months at Paris Saint-Germain.

His salary will go to a local children's charity in Paris - although the identity of the charity and the sum were not revealed.

I’m very lucky throughout my career to have achieved what I have achieved and earnt what I’ve earnt. One of the reasons why I wanted to come Paris… we decided on something that’s quite unique.

Throughout this time now I won’t receive any salary, we’ve decided that my salary will go towards a local children’s charity in Paris. That’s one of the things we’re very excited and proud to be able to do.

– David Beckham

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