Know the salaries of Ghanaian players in the MLS

Players featuring in the Major Soccer League had their salaries reviewed on Tuesday, with Jonathan Mensah emerging as the highest paid Ghanaian

Jonathan Mensah made a shocking move from Russian giants Anzhi Makhachkala to Columbus Crew in January and it appears the move has made him the highest earner among Ghanaian players in the league.

He is followed by fellow Black Stars teammate, David Accam who receives a net salary of USD 820, 937 ( USD 68, 411 per month) while Harrison Afful, Mensah's teammate at both club and country is taking home USD 296, 666 (USD 24, 722 per month).

Mohammed Abu and Alhassan “Lalas” Abubakar of the Columbus Crew will be paid a yearly salary of USD 171, 250 (USD 14, 270 per month) and USD 72, 500 ( USD 6, 041 per month) respectively.

Latif Blessing, former Ghana Premier League top scorer cum Player of the Year will smile to the bank to cash USD 74, 379 a year ( USD 6, 198 per month) in wages.

Emmanuel Boateng, of the LA Galaxy’s is guaranteed an annual salary of USD 115,000 ( USD 9, 583), while Dominic Oduro of Montreal Impact’s yearly salary stands at USD 330, 000 (USD 27, 500).

Gideon Baah, former Asante Kotoko and HJK Helsinki defender, will earn USD 315, 000 a year (USD 26, 291 a month).

Kaka, the former AC Milan and Real Madrid attacker is the highest paid player in the MLS with a yearly salary USD 7,167,500.00 (USD 597, 291 per month). He currently plays for Orlando City.


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