Fox telecasts its first-ever FA Cup final-MLS doubleheader Saturday; the noon New York derby immediately follows the 9:30 a.m. Manchester United-Crystal Palace final.
Also: England-Turkey 9:15 a.m. Sunday Fox Sports 2
Golden Gerrard: Steven Gerrard is the Galaxy’s highest-paid player in 2016 (Photo courtesy LA Galaxy).
The MLS Players Union has released its annual salary survey of its members.
Kaka remains the highest paid player in MLS. These are the top wage-earners.
Here are the top 10 wage earners on the Galaxy roster (note that all but four of the players are foreign imports):
- Steven Gerrard, $6,132,500.
- Giovani dos Santos, $4,250,000.
- Robbie Keane, $3,500,000
- Nigel deJong, $500,000.
- Gyasi Zardes, $472,500
- Jelle Van Damme, 468,750
- Ashley Cole, $327,625
- Mike Magee, $250,000
- Robbie Rogers, $228,500
- A.J. DeLaGarza, $227,500
Here’s more from sister newspaper The Denver Post.
The two games set for StubHub Center are the Campeón de Campeones or Champion of Champions game between the winners of the two most recent Liga MX league tournaments and SuperCopa, a face-off involving the last two Mexican Cup winners.
Copa MX Clausura 2016 champions Chivas de Guadalajara take on Veracruz, the 2015 Copa MX Clausura champion, at 3 p.m. for the SuperCopa crown followed at 6 p.m. by the Champion of Champions contest between Apertura 2015 champions Tigres UANL and the Clausura 2016 Champion winners, to be decided later this month.
Tickets start at $35 and go on sale to the general public Friday.
Steven Gerrard may not be going anywhere this summer, but Gyasi Zardes and Robbie Keane are among the big names the Galaxy will lose for weeks in June to international duty. (AP Photo).
Read this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column here.
Leicester lads: Packed pubs in the city couldn’t contain their patrons’ excitement after the final whistle blew Monday between Spurs and Chelsea; the 2-2 draw gave the Foxes the EPL title.
Read more about the most unlikely EPL championship winner ever here in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column.