The MLS is a league in the up right now.

Planned franchises (led by David Beckham and Manchester City), an influx of established names from European football, and a growing appreciation of the game stateside have seen the league develop in recent years.

And as we all know, the better the league gets the more money teams spent on their star names.

So, with the MLS Player's Union having today released up to date salary figures for the 2014 season, we thought it would be worth investigating just who is brining in the bid bucks.

Click through to see where the likes of Robbie Keane, Jermain Defoe, and Landon Donovan rank in the top ten biggest earners in the MLS this season.

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