Kaka tops MLS salaries list

Publisert kl26 april 2017 09:44 by Editorial

Orlando City's Kaka celebrates after teammate Cyle Larin scored against the Montreal Impact during the second half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Orlando won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Raoux) | AP

A comprehensive breakdown of basic salary and guaranteed earnings issued by the MLS Players Union showed Orlando’s Kaka coming out on top with wages of $7.168 million (6.553 million euros).

The 35-year-old 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year headed to MLS in 2014 after a second stint with AC Milan.

The top 10 highest-earners in MLS are dominated by foreign players, with Toronto’s Italian international Sebastian Giovinco second on the list with a salary of $7.116 million.

Giovinco’s Toronto team-mate, United States skipper Michael Bradley, is third with a salary of $6.5 million.

New York City FC’s duo of Andrea Pirlo and David Villa were fourth and fifth on the list, earning $5.915 million and $5.61 million respectively.

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