14. Shkelzen Gashi – $1,667,000

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Gashi became Colorado Rapids’ ‘Designated player’ when he signed for the club in February 2016.

The Swiss striker, made the big money move to MLS from FC Basel, despite being one of their top strikers.

13. Didier Drogba – $2,160,000

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The former Chelsea frontman, made the switch to the MLS after winning everything with the London club in England.

It’s no secret that Drogba was chasing the money when he moved to Montreal Impact.