1) Clint Dempsey
2014 Guaranteed Salary: $6,695,189
Team: Seattle Sounders
Clint Dempsey is officially the best paid player in Major League Soccer.
The ex-Tottenham and Fulham man returned to the league in 2013 to play for the Seattle Sounders and his return was marked as a sign that the league could now attract, and retain, some of the best players around.
Dempsey briefly returned to Fulham earlier this year on loan, but returned to Seattle in time to appear for the franchise in their season opener against Sporting Kansas City.