"If he comes to France, Beckham will pay around 50 percent in tax in France. Would it be better for him to pay tax in London rather than Paris? Personally, I'd prefer if he paid it in Paris."
-- French Industry Minister Eric Besson, moving to appease critics of David Beckham's move to Paris St. Germain, saying he would pay 50 percent of his salary in taxes. Critics blasted the proposed salary of more than $1 millon a month. (AFP)