Washington— Mexican forward Carlos Vela is the highest paid player in MLS this season, with a total salary of 6.3 million U.S. dollars with Los Angeles FC, including a salary of 4.5 million U.S. dollars.
According to data released today by the Major League Soccer, his compatriot Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, who played for the Los Angeles Galaxy, ranked second with an annual salary of $6 million.
Due to a knee injury, Villa could only play seven games in the shortened 2020 campaign.
Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain (Inter Milan) ranked third with a salary of 5 million US dollars 7.93 million 750, including a base salary of 5.1 million, followed by Spanish midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo (Toronto Football Club), the salary is 4,693,000, including US$3.8. Millions of salaries.
The salary list for the 2020 campaign that has been shortened due to the pandemic has not yet been announced.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic raised $7.2 million in Galaxy in 2019, setting an MLS record, and then went to Milan the following year.
The union reported that the average base salary for football players on the team’s highest salary was $398,725. This is an increase from US$345,867 in 2019 and US$138,140 in 2014.