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MLS released its annual “our lives are better than yours” player salary figures. And with David Beckham finally off the books, we have a new reigning king in the penthouse. It’s Thierry Henry. The Frenchman pulls in a whopping $4.35 million a year, narrowly topping Robbie Keane’s $4.33 mill. As you pore over the list below, you’ll find the true winner in all of this: Landon Donovan. Because, while the rest of the guys were busting it down the line to sustain their lavish lifestyles, Donovan got paid the majority of his $2.5 mill just to hang out. Best job in the league. [Continue Reading] Deadspin released the salary of every player in the MLS. The statistics are what you’d expect – There are only two Americans in the Top 15. There are only a handful in the top 40. This is Major League Soccer too, it’s not one of the top leagues in the world. Oh well, at least Jozy Altidore is destroying the Eredivisie this season.
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