Football is the 3rd most played team sport in the USA. The major league is called Major League Soccer (MLS) where some Kenyan footballers are signed by different teams.
These Kenyan Footballers earns a good amount of money unlike their counterparts who plays in local league.
Below is the list of the top 5 highest paid Kenyan footballers in the MLS soccer league:
He plays for CF Montreal and is currently the team captain. He gets a salary of about Ksh 22 million per month.
According to MLS Players Association, Wanyama's salary annually is 2.4 million dollars which is equivalent to Ksh 266.64 million.
However, his annual guarantee compensation is 3.09 million dollars or Ksh 343.5 million.
Annual guarantee compensation is player's salary and all bonuses from marketing and agent fees.
He is a midfielder at Colorado Rapids FC. He was transferred on loan to Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. His monthly income is Ksh 751,820 which adds up to Ksh 9 million annually. Annual guarantee compensation of Ksh 10.5 million.
3. Handwalla Bwana
He was born in Kenya and a current forward of Nashville SC.
His monthly salary is Ksh 789,414 which add up to Ksh 9.47 million. His annual guarantee compensation is still the same.
4. Nabilai Kibunguchy
He is a Kenyan forward playing for Minnesota United.
His monthly salary is Ksh 587,104 which add up to Ksh 7million.
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