Beckham's LA Galaxy move sees endorsement income drop

David Beckham's income from endorsements has dropped in his year as an LA Galaxy player.

David Beckham's income from endorsements has dropped in his year as an LA Galaxy player.

Beckham paid himself and other staff £5.2 million in 2007, 49 percent less than the previous year, according to the accounts released yesterday.

Revenue fell a third straight year to £10.4 million. It doesn't include his $5.5 million base salary and other benefits from the Galaxy, his spokesman Simon Oliveira told Bloomberg.

The revenue is from endorsing Adidas AG, Procter & Gamble Co.'s Gillette and PepsiCo Inc., Oliveira said. Beckham also gets income through Beckham Brand Ltd., which he owns with his wife Victoria, a former pop singer, and 19 Management Ltd., Oliveira added.

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