Highest Paid MLS Players 2016
Major League Soccer is the top tier association football championship in the United States and Canada. The league consists of 20 teams in total that are divided into the Eastern and Western Conferences, out of which 17 teams are from the United States and 3 from Canada. The Major League Soccer or MLS is organized from March to October each year where each of the teams play 34 games.
In the recent decade, Major League Soccer has been attracting big European names who arent being able to play the European first tier any more due to their age. MLS is also chosen over other leagues because of its large income. Lets have a look at the Highest Paid MLS PLayers 2016.
Top 10 Highest Paid MLS Players 2016
10. Marco Di Valo:
On number 10 of Highest Paid MLS Players 2016 we have Montreal Impact striker, Marco Di Valo. Di Valo played as a striker for Italy has scored 5 goals in a span of 4 years from 2001-2004. Though the season was quite to forget for him too. He notched 6 goals and 4 assists in 22 total appearances last year. Rumors are centering that he will leave MLS and return to Italy. He gets a base salary of $1,500,000 from MLS franchise Montreal Impact and cumulatively earned a total of $2,600,000 in the 2015-16 season. Marco Di Vaio achieved the MLS Best XI in 2013.
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9. Jermaine Jones
Standing on number 9 in our list Highest Paid MLS players, we have U.S. International Jermaine Jones. Jones currently plays for New York Revolution in the defensive midfielder position. After the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, he was headed to the New York Red Bulls but New York Revolutions snapped him and put them in their star player list. He gets a base salary of $3,000,500 from MLS franchise New England Revolution and cumulatively earned a total of $3,252,500 in the 2015-16 season.
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8. Tim Cahill:
Riding high on number 8, we have Australian striker Tim Cahill. Cahill currently plays for New York Red Bulls. He has been sensational for his national team appearing in 75 matches and scoring 35 goals for his national team from 2004 till date.
Cahill generally plays as a striker and attacking midfielder for his national team and club. He earned a cumulative total of $3,625,000 that also includes $3,500,000from MLS franchise New York Red Bulls in the 2015-16 season.
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