Sounders’ Dempsey is top-paid player in MLS

  • Associated Press
  • Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:08pm
  • SportsSports

Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey is the league?s highest-paid player at $6.695 million in guaranteed compensation this season.

Toronto FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy each have three of the 12 players making seven-figure salaries, according to figures released by the Major League Soccer Players Union.

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy is guaranteed $4.583 million, just ahead of teammate Robbie Keane?s $4.5 million. Omar Gonzalez is paid $1.25 million.

Toronto midfielder Michael Bradley is the second highest paid MLS player, at $6.5 million, followed by teammate Jermain Defoe at $6.18 million and striker Gilberto at $1.2 million.

Thierry Henry of the New York Red Bulls is set to make $4.35 million, and Tim Cahill of the Red Bulls is due $3.625 million. Rounding out the other 12 are Montreal?s Marco DiVaio ($2.6 million), Seattle?s Obafemi Martins ($1.753 million), and Vancouver?s Pedro Morales ($1.411 million).

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