2) Clint Dempsey – Seattle Sounders ($6.7 million)
Clint Dempsey is also one of the best footballer in MLS who plays for Seattle Sounders FC in MLS. He is the captain of the US national team. He also played for Premier League team, Fulham between 2007 and 2012. He is the first American player to score a hat-trick in the English Premier League. He signed with Seattle Sounders FC a four-year contract on August 3 2013, for a transfer fee of $9 million. In the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he scored remarkable 30 seconds into a match against Ghana. His this goal is the fifth fastest goal in World Cup history.