Obafemi Martins Emerges the All- Time Highest Paid Seattle Sounders Player (5th in the MLS.)

According to a recent players’ union release, Obafemi Martins is the fifth highest paid player in Major League Soccer (MLS) for the 2013 season.

Oba- Rich.
Oba- Rich.

He also ranks first in the list of the highest ever paid player for Seattle Sounders with an annual basic salary of $1.6 million.

Martin beat Freddie Ljungberg’s record of $1.3 million at the same club as highest paid player ever in the club history, set in the 2009/10 season.

According to the report, Martins is on a basic wage of $1.6 million per season and earn guaranteed compensation fee of $1.725 million.

Robbie Keane of the Los Angeles Galaxy is the highest earner in the MLS with $4 million salary and $4.333 million as his guaranteed compensation.

Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry came second on the list with an annual wage of $3.75 million and a guaranteed compensation of $4.35 million for the New York Red Bull striker.

Tim Cahill, another New York Red Bull star came third with an annual wage of $3.5 million with a guaranteed compensation fee of $3.625 million.

Los Angeles Galaxy’s Landon Donovan ranks fourth on the highest paid players list with an annual wage of $2.5 million, with a guaranteed compensation fee of $2.5 million.

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