Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins is ranked 11th among the top paid players in the MLS with a basic take-home of three million dollars ($3,000,00) a year.
He is ranked as the second highest paid in Seattle Sounders behind US international Clint Dempsey, who pockets over four million dollars ($4,605,941.50).
Former Birmingham City forward Martins is the highest paid African player in the MLS with Montreal Impact’s Didier Drogba earning just over two million dollar ($2,166,668).
Highest paid player in MLS is Kaka of Orlando City FC, who goes home every year with $7,167,500.
Nigerian-born Switzerland international Innocent Emeghara gets $1.3 million a year.