David Beckham has made history by revealing he will be donating the entire salary from his new contract with Paris St Germain to a children's charity in Paris.
In what is believed to be a world first, the 37-year-old footballer will be donating around £3million to the cause - if reports of his £150,000-a-week salary are correct.
Confirming his new role at a press conference in Paris on Thursday, David explained the philanthropic move, saying: 'For me it's always been about playing football, I considered other offers on the table. But one of the reasons I wanted to come to Paris was quite unique.
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'We've decided my salary will go towards a local children's charity in Paris and that's one of the things we're very excited and proud to be able to do. I'm not sure it's been done before but it's something I'm very passionate about.'
While not confirming the exact sum that would be donated, Beckham did say: 'I'm pleased that we can give a huge sum to a children's charity in Paris - it's very special.'
David also revealed that his wife Victoria and their four children will not be moving to France to accompany him during his five-month contract with the team, because the kids are enrolled in schools in London.
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