Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Los Angeles Galaxy battler, hit the North American Professional Football League (MLS) earnings record.
The MLS Players’ Association released on Wednesday the payout of all the football players in the league. Based on this, the 37-year-old Swedish striker earns $ 7.2 million this season. Sebastian Giovinco has held the summit up to $ 7.1 million for a season as an attacker at Toronto FC.
Ibrahimovic earned only $ 1.5 million in his previous year, his first North American year.
In the second place, the former teammate of Ibrahimovic, Giovani dos Santos, from Mexico, with $ 6.5 million, left the Galaxy in March, and the third was Toronto’s midfielder Michael Bradley with 6.4 million.
Among the Hungarian football players of the league, Nikolics Nemanja, the striker of Chicago Fire, is looking for the best at $ 1.9 million. One of Sporting Kansas City’s legionnaires, Krisztián Németh receives $ 1 million, Barath Barath gets $ 297,000, and Daniel Sallói is $ 144,000, while Zoltán Stieber, DC United attacker, earns $ 787.5 thousand.
According to the players’ association, the average wage this year is $ 417.5 thousand.