major league soccer Salaries and club payroll costs were released on Tuesday.
Salaries across the league are on the rise MLS It continues to grow. Average player salaries are up 11% from 2022 to just over $530,000. But that salary pales in comparison to some of the league’s most attractive and top-earning players.
Meet the richest players in MLS
on top MLS rich list chicago fire attacker Xherdan Shaqiri, will make $8,153,000 this season.he takes the majority Chicagoand has yet to score a goal this season.
right behind shakiri teeth Toronto FC Star Lorenzo Insigne And his salary is $7,500,000. Separates only $56,250 Insigne from LA GalaxyForward Chicharito Hernandezand another Toronto player, forward Federico Bernardeschiranking in the top five with his salary of $6,295,381.
Summarizing the top 5 Austin FC attacker Sebastin Drussiwill make just over $6 million in 2023. Mexico International Hector Herrera His $5,246,875 salary is the highest on the list, so he is sixth on the list. Houston Dynamo squad.
How MLS teams stack up
Looking at the payroll expenditure of each club, Toronto Unsurprisingly, it’s the league’s top spender. TFC have spent about $26 million on their roster this season, but are currently bottom of the Eastern Conference with two wins from 12 games.
of galaxy, atlanta unitedand dc united All have spent over $20 million on players this year, Atlanta At this point in the campaign, the chances of a playoff are definitely there.
who spends the least MLS that is CF Montral, is a playoff spot in the East, despite a $10.5 million annual salary.1st year of franchise St. Louis City SC Second-lowest salary, but life in MLS got off to a scorching start St. Louis Finished 3rd in the Western Conference.