David Beckham lands MASSIVE seven-figure paycheck to deal with Qatar’s controversial World Cup ad campaign

DAVID Beckham has landed another multi-million pound payday for presenting a new advertising campaign for the Qatar World Cup.

The former England captain, 47, is pocketing a seven-figure sum with former NFL ace Peyton Manning, 46, to star in TV and print adverts for Doritos sponsors.

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David Beckham landed another multi-million pound paydayCredit: Getty
Former England captain to feature new Qatar World Cup ad campaign

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Former England captain to feature new Qatar World Cup ad campaignCredit: Getty

Becks and his American football counterpart shot the campaign in the UK this week.

The parody jokes about the differences between the two forms of “football”.

A source said: “This is a megabucks campaign for two of the world’s most famous sportspeople, centered around the biggest tournament on the planet.

“It’s a lot of money for both of you, but facing anything with a Qatar connection is always going to have an element of controversy.”

Becks’ involvement as the face of the event has been controversial, drawing widespread criticism after he landed an estimated £10m+ deal to act as the tournament’s ambassador.

The country has very restrictive laws on women’s rights.

Homosexuality is illegal and punishable by up to seven years in prison.

Beckham’s spokesman recently said: “David has been a regular visitor to Qatar for over a decade.

“He always talked about the power of football as a force for good

Yesterday it was announced that England captain Harry Kane, 29, will wear a rainbow-themed ‘One Love’ armband during matches at the tournament as a sign of support for equal rights.

England legend David Beckham speaks with Nasser al-Khelaifi, chairman of Qatar Sports Investments

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England legend David Beckham speaks with Nasser al-Khelaifi, chairman of Qatar Sports InvestmentsCredit: AFP

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