Victor Wanyama is the highest paid at CF Montreal


Midfielder Victor Wanyama is the CF Montreal player who receives the biggest paycheck.

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This is what was possible to learn Tuesday, when the Association of players of the Major League Soccer (MLS) revealed the salaries of the athletes composing the circuit Garber.

The 30-year-old Kenyan receives a guaranteed salary of just over $3 million. In 10 games so far this season, Wanyama has two assists and 83.9% of his assists.

Forward Bjorn Johnsen is the only other club member to earn more than $1 million. Rudy Camacho is the highest paid defender of the Montreal eleven with a guaranteed salary of $554,000.

Djordje Mihailovic, who is having an exceptional start to the season, will earn a total of $751,875 in 2022. The American has six goals and four assists in 11 games.

Among the bargains so far this season at CF Montreal are Kei Kamara ($94,000), Ismaël Koné ($68,125), Sebastian Breza ($84,000) and Joel Waterman ($133,909).

Quebecers Samuel Piette and Zachary Brault-Guillard and Mathieu Choinière are respectively entitled to salaries of $429,750, $319,375 and $134,238.

The 16and biggest payroll

In total, the formation of the Belle Province spent just over $12.9 million. That’s about $900,000 more than in 2021. It’s also the 16th-biggest payroll in MLS.

Atlanta United FC sits atop the league’s top spending teams with commitments of $21 million. The Los Angeles Galaxy is close behind with $20.1 million. Inter Miami CF, which was the formation with the most imposing salary bill in 2021, is third with $18.9 million.

Among other Canadian clubs, Toronto FC ($15.2 million) and the Vancouver Whitecaps ($11.9 million) rank eighth and 18th when it comes to spending on their on-field personnel.

The highest earning player in MLS is Chicago Fire midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri with $8.153 million. The top 3 is completed by forwards Javier Hernandez (Galaxy of Los Angeles) and Gonzalo Higuain (Inter Miami CF), with respectively $6 and $5.793 million.

There are also 91 players on the North American circuit who will earn more than $1 million in 2022.

Salaries of CF Montreal players

Name – Position – Base Salary – Guaranteed Salary

  • Victor Wanyama – M -2,400,000$ – 3,091,667$
  • Bjorn Johnsen – A – $1,100,000 – $1,236,667
  • Romell Quioto – A – $800,000 – $885,000
  • Djordje Mihailovic – M – $700,000 – $751,875
  • Matko Miljevic – M – $545,455 – $593,364
  • Ahmed Hamdi – M – $475,000 – $572,500
  • Mason Toye – A – $500,000 – $558,000
  • Rudy Camacho – D – $500,000 – $554,000
  • Lassi Lappalainen – M – $510,000 – $540,000
  • Alistair Johnston – M/D – $400,000 – $445,625
  • Samuel Piette – M – $400,000 – $429,750
  • Kamal Miller – D – $300,000 – $345,000
  • Zachary Brault-Guillard – D – $275,000 – $319,375
  • Sunusi Ibrahim – A – $200,000 – $291,250
  • Joaquin Torres – M – $230,000 – $279,800
  • Robert Thorkelsson – D – $150,000 – $173,500
  • James Pantemis – G – $145,000 – $160,833
  • Zorhan Bassong – D – $125,000 – $137,500
  • Mathieu Choinière – M – $125,000 – $134,238
  • Joel Waterman – D – $125,000 – $133,909
  • Tomas Giraldo – M – $110,000 – $121,000
  • Gabriele Corbo – D – $120,192 – $120,192
  • Keesean Ferdinand – D – $89,716 – $99,936
  • Nathan-Dylan Saliba – M – $84,000 – $94,822
  • Kei Kamara – A – $84,000 – $94,000
  • Rida Zouhir – M – $84,000 – $92,431
  • Sean Rea – A – $84,000 – $92,431
  • Jean-Aniel Assi – A – $84,000 – $91,725
  • Karifa Yao – D – $85,444 – $89,933
  • Jonathan Sirois – G – $84,000 – $88,319
  • Sebastian Breza – G – $84,000 – $84,000
  • Logan Ketterer – G – $84,000 – $84,000
  • Ismael Koné – M – $65,500 – $68,125
  • Jojea Kwizera – M – $65,500 – $65,500



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