Major League Soccer is trying to get as close as possible to the major leagues in the world by bringing in the largest number of stars of the round witch, and this season has succeeded in signing many of them, led by Argentine star Lionel Messi.
Signing these stars requires huge sums of money to pay their large salaries, which entice them to leave Europe's most famous leagues and join a league in a country that is not the most popular football, as it is preceded by several games, most notably basketball and baseball.
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The addition of Messi, who was crowned with the Golden Ball as the best player in the world 7 times, certainly increased the popularity of football even among the stars of society and Hollywood who are keen to watch him on the field.
Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in the NBA:
1. Lionel Messi (Inter Miami) $55 million:
Although this huge salary means that the Barcelona legend earns approximately $163,690 a day, it is only the basic salary, as Messi also gets a percentage share of the revenue and profits generated by shirt sales along with a percentage in tickets and many other things.
Messi also receives $65 million from the contracts of the team's sponsors, most notably Pepsi.
The Argentine star was at the best of expectations, scoring 14 goals in 9 games in all competitions, and was crowned the trophy after weeks of joining the team.
2. Sergio Busquets (Inter Miami) $10 million.
3. Xherdan Shaqiri (Chicago Fire) 8 million and 153 thousand dollars.
4. Lorenzo Insigne (Toronto FC) $7,500,5.
7. Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez (LA Galaxy) 443 million 6 thousand dollars.
6. Federico Bernardeschi (Toronto FC) 295 million and 7 thousand dollars.
6. Sebastian Drioussi (Austin FC) 22 million and 8 thousand dollars.
5. Hector Herrera (Houston Dynamo) $ 246 million and 9 thousand 4
. Douglas Costa (LA Galaxy) $ 508 million and 10 thousand.
4. Christian Benteke (DC United) 250 million and <> thousand dollars.