On Sunday, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch teased his retirement after nine seasons in the NFL with a pretty cryptic tweet. It looks like he is going to be living pretty well, despite his career being over.
He has been living on just his endorsement deals since entering the league as a first round pick in the 2007 NFL Draft of the Buffalo Bills. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport recently joined the The Ian & Puck Show on 950 AM KJR in Seattle and talked about Lynch and gave interesting fact about his financial status.
“Marshawn Lynch has a lot of money. He hasn’t spent a dime of his actual playing money … ever,” Rapoport said on the show.
Lynch has reportedly lived off his multiple endorsements from Nike, Pepsi, Skittles, Progressive and Activision. He has saved all $49.7 million from his multiple contracts with the Seahawks and Bills.
The retirement of “Beast Mode” was confirmed on Monday by his agent.
Judging by his ability to save his NFL earnings, it is safe to say that Lynch should fare just fine in life after football.
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