Some of the newest Designated Players in MLS are going to be getting a nice paycheck for their contribution this half of the fall.
MLS Players Union released a survey of current player salaries, as of August 12. David Beckham still leads the way, with compensation of $6.5 million, while New York Red Bull forward Thierry Henry is second with $5.6 million guaranteed. Henry’s new teammate Rafa Marquez is slated to receive $5.54 million.
Here is what a few other DPs are making:
- Branko Bošković, Midfielder, D.C. United – $516,000
- Nery Castillo, Forward, Chicago – $1.4 million
- Freddie Ljungberg, Midfielder, Chicago – $1.3 million
- Alvaro Fernandez, Midfielder, Seattle – $300,000
- Mista, Forward, Toronto – $987,337
What do you think about some of the new salaries? Who is getting paid too much?
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