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Thierry Henry is MLS’s highest-paid player

MLS top 25 base salaries in 2012:

Thierry Henry, New York: $5 million ($5.6m overall)

Rafael Marquez, New York: $4.6 million ($4.6m)

David Beckham, Los Angeles: $3 million ($4m)

Robbie Keane, Los Angeles: $2.9 million ($3.4m)

Landon Donovan, Los Angeles: $2.4 million ($2.4m)

Torsten Frings, Toronto: $2 million ($2.4m)

Julian de Guzman, Toronto: $1.9 million ($1.9m)

Kris Boyd, Portland: $1.2 million ($1.5m)

Danny Koevermans, Toronto: $1.1 million ($1.6m)

Dwayne De Rosario, D.C. United: $617,000 ($663,000)

Fredy Montero, Seattle: $600,000 ($756,000)

David Ferreira, Dallas: $600,000 ($705,000)

Eric Hassli, Vancover: $550,000 ($790,000)

Shalrie Joseph, New England: $495,000 ($554,000)

Javier Morales, Real Salt Lake: $425,000 ($477,000)

Branko Boskovic, D.C. United: $409,000 ($545,000)

Freddy Adu, Philadelphia: $400,000 ($519,000)

Benny Feilhaber, New England: $400,000 ($446,000)

Conor Casey, Colorado: $400,000 ($400,000)

Juan Pablo Angel, Chivas USA: $350,000 ($600,000)

Alvaro Saborio, Real Salt Lake: $350,000 ($405,000)

Brek Shea, Dallas: $310,000 ($354,000)

Chad Marshall, Columbus: $310,000 ($341,000)

Hamdi Salihi, D.C. United: $305,000 ($487,000)

Alvaro Fernandez, Seattle: $300,000 ($367,000)

For team-by-team breakdowns and salary explanations, visit the players’ union Web site.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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