|CenturyLink Field (goalWA.net photo)|
On the flipside is an article published on BuzzFeed Sports about players making the minimum salary in MLS. The minimum salary in MLS is only about $35,000. This is a paltry sum for a professional athlete in the U.S. or Canada. MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL have minimum salaries around $500,000. So while MLS is growing, it's not quite a Major League sport yet. Or rather, while MLS is a Major League sport in Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles, it is not quite a Major League sport in the rest of North America.
|Kofi Opare of the Los Angeles Galaxy (|