Former Real Madrid player, Kaka has emerged the highest paid footballer in Major League Soccer.  The Brazilian leapfrogged Italian Sebastian Giovinco to top the league’s charts. Other prominent names featured in the list which was released by the MLS Players Union include Gerrard, Lampard, Pirlo, Drogba, Higuain to mention a few.

Top 10 Highest Paid MLS Stars:
1. Kaka (Orlando) – $7.17M
2. Giovinco (Toronto) $7.12M
3. Bradley (Toronto) $6.5M
4. Gerrard (LA) $6.13M
5. Lampard (NYCFC) $6M
6. Pirlo (NYCFC) $5.92M
7. Villa (NYCFC) $5.61M
8. Altidore (Toronto) $4.81M
9. Dempsey (Seattle) $4.61M
10. Dos Santos (LA) $4.25M