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What a waste of money! MLS player salaries released.

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It's the most wonderful time of the year, when the union releases the salary figures. Who's got the worst contract on the team. You decide! With a poll!

Aaw, why'd they have to go and release my salary?
Aaw, why'd they have to go and release my salary?
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Yes, the MLSPU have released the salary figures again, fun for all the family. We'll have some in depth coverage of the numbers later, but for now, as is tradition here, we'll jump straight into gut reaction/snap decision mode. Back in May, I played nice, and it was no surprise that Joe Bendik got recognised as the 'best value' (though now he may be challenged by Steven Caldwell, $89,999? A bargain).

Now it's time to figure out who's got the worst contract on the team. You decide! With a poll! I think there's a good chance Elmer and Rey might be in with a chance by the end of the season, but it's very harsh to judge as they've barely played so i didn't include them. Still though, that's some big contracts for those two.

Anyway, with all the usual caveats that these numbers shouldn't be taken as definite by any means given all the weird MLS accounting that can happen, here's the full list for the entire league, and here's all the TFC players. The first number is the base salary, the second number the guaranteed compensation (with things like signing bonuses spread out over the length of the contract added on.)

TOR Agbossoumonde Gale D $ 46,500.00 $ 53,166.67
TOR Aparicio Manuel M $ 35,125.00 $ 35,125.00
TOR Bekker Kyle M $ 46,500.00 $ 72,750.00
TOR Bendik Joe GK $ 46,500.00 $ 46,500.00
TOR Bloom Mark D $ 46,500.00 $ 46,500.00
TOR Braun Justin F $ 112,200.00 $ 114,700.00
TOR Brockie Jeremy M-F $ 175,200.00 $ 175,200.00
TOR Caldwell Steven D $ 79,999.98 $ 89,999.98
TOR Convey Bobby M $ 200,000.00 $ 215,000.00
TOR Earnshaw Robert F $ 138,000.00 $ 155,150.00
TOR Eckersley Richard D $ 210,000.00 $ 310,000.00
TOR Elmer Jonas D $ 124,999.92 $ 131,488.20
TOR Frei Stefan GK $ 145,000.00 $ 200,000.00
TOR Hall Jeremy D $ 80,000.00 $ 90,000.00
TOR Henry Doneil D $ 50,000.00 $ 62,083.33
TOR Koevermans Danny F $ 1,250,000.00 $ 1,663,323.33
TOR Laba Matias M $ 200,000.00 $ 200,000.00
TOR Lambe Reggie M $ 67,500.00 $ 70,000.00
TOR Morgan Ashtone D $ 60,000.00 $ 72,000.00
TOR Osorio Jonathan M $ 46,500.00 $ 46,500.00
TOR Rey Alvaro F $ 180,000.00 $ 204,450.00
TOR Richter Ryan F $ 35,125.00 $ 35,125.00
TOR Roberts Quillan GK $ 46,500.00 $ 46,500.00
TOR Russell Darel M $ 99,999.96 $ 109,874.96
TOR Thomas Michael M $ 57,750.00 $ 60,713.21
TOR Welshman Emery F $ 46,500.00 $ 46,500.00
TOR Wiedeman Andrew F $ 55,000.00 $ 65,000.00