7) Obafemi Martins – Seattle Sounders ($1.75 million)
He signed with Seattle Sounders FC as a designated player after the club paid a $4 million. This Nigerian soccer player also signed a new three-year contract extension with Seattle Sounders on October 24 2013. He is seventh highest paid footballer in MLS.
6) Jermaine Jones – New England Revolution ($3.25 million)
He agreed to terms with MLS on August 24 2014, allowing him to become a designated player and to make a big amount of $4.7 million in 18 months. This highest paid player plays as a central midfielder for the New England Revolution. He is a part of the US national team as well.