The United States Major League Soccer gas seen some shining stars with their impeccable playing skills. Kaka is one of these names, who, with his skill and gameplay, can turn any match into a victorious one. Having played for Orlando City and Real Madrid, the star has become a favourite for the audience and the selectors alike.
His income for a year, as calculated in 2016, was a whopping 7.16 million. It is the same year that he was named as the top earning player by the MLS Player’s Association. The Brazilian soccer player had earned the same title a year earlier too. Another such amazing soccer player is Sebastian Geovinco. He is an Italian soccer player who plays as a forward. He is earning just a little below Kaka, that is 7.15 million, annually.
Most of the players that are earning in top 10 are from the European regions. These players include Steven Gerrard, who is the captain for Liverpool, and Frank Lampard, who did wonders for Chelsea. The only American player to be in the top 5 earning soccer players is Michael Bradley.
MLS Most paid (top 10)
Kaka (Orlando City) makes a huge amount of 7.167 million dollars for his amazing game play and his magic on the field.
Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC) bags 7.115 million dollars every year and remains a favourite for the coaches and the selectors.
Michael Bradley (Toronto FC) earns 6.5 million dollars every year. He is the only American to be in the top five most earning soccer players in MLS.
Steven Gerrard (Los Angeles Galaxy) takes home a 6.13 million dollars every year.
Frank Lampard (New York City), the amazing Chelsea players makes a huge amount of 6.0 million dollars every year.
Andrea Pirlo (New York City) earns 5.915 million dollars annually and has done some memorable things for the New York City team.
David Villa (New York City) is from the same team as Pirlo and takes home 5.610 million dollars per annum.
The yearly income for Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC) is 4.85 million dollars.
Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders) earns just a little less than Altidore, that is 4.65 million dollars.
Giovanni dos Santos is at the last spot on the list but his income is not exactly the least at (Los Angeles Galaxy), 4.250 million dollars.
All these players earn in million because when they step on the field, the audience cheers with joy and at the same time, they ensure the success and victory of their respective teams. At the end of the day, they all are out starts and people love them all but in some respects, one is better than the other and it is those awe-striking goals that earn them such huge sums of money.