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Martins among MLS top earners, gets $3 million yearly


Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins is ranked 11th among the top paid players in the MLS with a basic take-home $3m a year.

Martins is ranked as the second highest paid in Seattle Sounders behind US international Clint Dempsey, who pockets over $4m.
Former Birmingham City forward Martins is the highest paid African player in the MLS with Montreal Impact’s Didier Drogba earning just over $2m.
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.

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