Here’s how much money Robbie Keane, Steven Gerrard and everyone else in the MLS is earning 6 years ago

Here’s how much money Robbie Keane, Steven Gerrard and everyone else in the MLS is earning

Nice work if you can get it.

Say what you like about the quality of the MLS, but there’s a lot of cash money to be made for the players who do end up plying their trade stateside.

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The player salary information for all players currently playing in the league has been released by the Major League Soccer Players Union.

Needless to say, some of the figures contained within will make you rue the fact that a devastating combination of injury and bad luck and lack of ability ruined your chances of making it as a professional footballer.

If you must, you can check out the list in its entirety here, but we’ve included a select few players below, including our own Robbie Keane, Kevin Doyle and Sean St. Ledger and recent MLS recruits such as Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Andrea Pirlo and David Villa.

during the inaugural game of the New York City FC at Yankee Stadium on March 15, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.The New York City FC defeated the New England Revolution 2-0.

And no, you’re not mistaken, Frank Lampard’s base salary is $4million more than Andrea Pirlo’s.

Even though they play for the same team.

Mad.

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Selected MLS Player Salaries

Jozy Altidore (Toronto): 2015 Base Salary: $4.75 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $4.75 million

Michael Bradley (Toronto): 2015 Base Salary: $6 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $6.5 million

Clint Dempsey (Seattle): 2015 Base Salary: $3.9 million Guaranteed Compensation: $ 4.6 million

Kevin Doyle (Colorado): 2015 Base Salary: $1.125 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $1.175 million

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Steven Gerrard (LA Galaxy): 2015 Base Salary: $6.2 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $6.33 million

Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto): 2015 Base Salary: $5.6 million Guaranteed Compensation: $7.115 million

Kaka (Orlando): 2015 Base Salary: $6.66 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $7.168 million

Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy): 2015 Base Salary: $4.5 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $4.5 million

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Frank Lampard (New York City FC): 2015 Base Salary: $6 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $6 million

Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC): 2015 Base Salary: $2 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $2.316 million

Sean St. Ledger (Colorado): 2015 Base Salary: $125,000 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $147,500

David Villa (New York City FC): 2015 Base Salary: $5.61 million 2015 Guaranteed Compensation: $5.61 million

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