10.09.2019 Football News

David Accam Is Highest Earning Ghanaian In MLS

By Citi Sports
David Accam Is Highest Earning Ghanaian In MLS
LISTEN SEP 10, 2019

Columbus Crew forward, David Accam has been named the highest-earning Ghanaian player in the Major League Soccer in America.

The former Chicago Fire forward is currently bagging $1, 010, 004 as a yearly base salary.

In second place is Black Stars defender and Accam’s teammate at the Crew, Jonathan Mensah, who is on a base salary of $ 800, 004.

Harrison Afful takes home $288, 000 per year, LA Galaxy midfielder, Emmanuel Boateng earns $185, 000 a year with Lalas Abubakar of the Colorado Rapids’s yearly base salary pegged at $135, 000.

Minnesota FC’s Abu Danladi earns $145, 000 and Latif Blessing of Los Angeles FC earns $93,750 per year.

The full list of annual salaries of Ghanaian players in the MLS:

David Accam (Columbus Crew)- USD 1, 010, 004
Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew)- USD 800, 004
Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew)- USD 288, 000
Emmanuel Boateng (LA Galaxy) – USD 185, 000
Abu Danladi (Minnesota FC)- USD 145, 000
Lalas Abubabkar (Colorado Rapids)- USD 135, 000
Latif Blessing (LA FC)- USD 93, 750
Kofi Opare (Colorado Rapids) – USD 70, 250
However, Zlatan Ibrahimovic of the LA Galaxy is the highest-paid player in the MLS.

The former Man United, PSG, Inter Milan, Ajax and Barcelona man enjoys a yearly salary of $7,200,000.

Toronto FC’s Michael Bradley earns $6,000,000 while former Bayern Munich and Man United midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger, is on $5,600,000 a year.

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