Lionel Messi Emerges Highest paid MLS Player: Inter Miami forward, Lionel Messi is the highest-paid player in the Major League Soccer (MLS). Enoughinfo.com
Lionel Messi Emerges Highest paid MLS Player
The figure includes only Messi’s salary, as Miami co-owner Jorge Mas revealed earlier this year that the 36-year-old’s total compensation, which includes a cut from the league’s Apple TV deal, is between $50 million to $60 million.
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With a guaranteed salary of $15.4 million, Messi’s exceeds the highest pay in MLS history held by Lorenzo Insigne of Toronto FC.
The top five players are Xherdan Shaqiri of the Chicago Fire ($8.15 million), Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez of the LA Galaxy ($7.44 million), and Federico Bernardeschi of Toronto ($6.3 million).