UNION TEAM PAYROLL IS $14.82M, LIONEL MESSI MAKES $20.45M!

By Jenny Masters

Inter Miami forward Lionel Messi is Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player with a total guaranteed compensation of $20.45 million, according to data released by the MLS Players Association.

The amount reflects just the playing portion of Messi’s compensation, with the Argentine also set to benefit from other revenue streams such as his endorsement deal with Adidas and a revenue-sharing agreement with league broadcast partner Apple.

According to Sportico, Messi stands to earn up to $150 million over the life of the 2½-year contract he signed with Miami and MLS last year.

Here is the total guaranteed compensation per team:

1. Inter Miami – $41.68 million

2. Toronto FC – $31.41 million

3. Chicago Fire – $25.13 million

4. Nashville SC – $21.4 million

5. FC Cincinnati – $18.71 million

6. Austin FC – $18.41 million

7. New England Revolution – $18.32 million

8. LA Galaxy – $17.93 million

9. New York Red Bulls – $17.11 million

10. Houston Dynamo – $16.77 million

11. Atlanta United – $16.66 million

12. Seattle Sounders – $16.58 million

13. New York City FC – $16.54 million

14. Colorado Rapids – $16.33 million

15. FC Dallas – $16.23 million

16. D.C. United – $16.17 million

17. LAFC – $15.9 million

18. Sporting Kansas City – $15.87 million

19. Portland Timbers – $15.37 million

20. Vancouver Whitecaps – $15.2 million

21. Columbus Crew – $15.19 million

22. Orlando City – $15.07 million

23. Minnesota United – $14.91 million

24. Union – $14.82 million

25. Charlotte FC – $14.53 million

26. San Jose Earthquakes – $13.63 million

27. Real Salt Lake – $13.6 million

28. CF Montréal – $12.05 million

29. St. Louis City – $11.79 million

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