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MLS salaries: Top 10 highest-paid stars – Chelsea & Liverpool legends make top three; Former Tottenham flop ranks surprisingly highly

Major League Soccer may be lacking the popularity that football has in Europe, but the clubs are certainly willing to spend as much as their UEFA counterparts to land some of the world’s top talents.

In this feature, we present the top 10 MLS salaries.

The fact that MLS outfits like LA Galaxy and NYC FC were able to pry such Premier League mainstays as Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard away from England is further proof that they’re willing to spend themselves into popularity in the United States.

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Here are the top 10 highest-paid MLS stars (stats from the Metro):

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