4) Robbie Keane – LA Galaxy ($4.5 million)
One step up in the list is an Irish professional football player Robbie Keane who has done that and much more to his club LA Galaxy. He plays as a striker in his team and is the captain of both Los Angeles Galaxy and the Republic of Ireland national team. He signed a new multi-year contract extension with the club. He takes home around $4.5 million and he is fourth highest paid footballer in MLS.