Sir Alex Ferguson earned 4 million Pounds even after his retirement from managerial career
New figures have revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson made £4 million in his first year of retirement from football management.
One of the greatest footballer managers of all time, former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s personal company has posted an impressive set of results in the 12 months since leaving Old Trafford.
The Scottish has has raked in millions from book deals, personal appearances and public speaking engagements.
Latest accounts for his company ACF (Alexander Chapman Ferguson) Sports Promotions show it had total assets of £11,385,431 for the year up to June 30, 2014.
Investment property was valued to be at more than £1 million and more than £7 million held in a bank account.
The company, which is used to channel the icon manager’s earnings, owed £7,475,418 to unnamed creditors leaving Ferguson with a profit of £3,909,913 for the year.
That is more than double the figure of £1,598,415 which the firm reported in accounts for the previous year.
Ferguson also receives a whooping £2 million for working 20 days a year as Manchester United manager.
His autobiography has sold one million copies and he has been engaged on the most prestigious speaking circuit in the world.
Ferguson, 73, is listed with some prominence by the Harry Walker Agency in New York, alongside stellar names such as Bill Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Kofi Annan, Buzz Aldrin and Bono.
He is available for motivational speaking at Pounds 100,000 a go, and has already travelled to locations such as the Far East to fulfil such commitments.
While Ferguson and his wife, Cathy, have been listed as directors of ACF since 1988, a change came in 2012 when their three sons joined the board in preparation for their father’s career change.
Sir Alex Ferguson is doing very well even after his retirement and the football genius is indeed a genius overall from what it seems from the figures.
Popularly nown as Fergie, the legendary manager was in charge of Manchester United for 27 years and did wonders at the Theatre of Dreams and doing wonders after his retirement also.
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