How much do women soccer players make?
It all depends on how good you are. A WPS player makes around roughly between $100,000-$120,000
No. Baseball players DO NOT make more money than soccer players. A-Rod signed a $265 million dollar contract, but over 10 years. That's about 26.5 million per year. David Beckham's earnings with the LA Galaxy completely dwarfs A-Rod's. Also, the most expensive sports franchise in the world is Manchester United soccer club in England. 2nd place goes to the NY Yankees. Baseball players in the US make much more than soccer players in the US…
Why does basketball players make more money that soccer player if soccer is the most view sport in the world?
That is true in a way. In the US basketball is more popular than soccer. That is why basketball players are paid more. In other countries, soccer is more popular so soccer players get paid more. Soccer in the US is becoming increasingly popular. Soon soccer players could be paid as much as basketball players.
In 2000, female players were doing good to earn $45-60K annually...and that was for stronger players. Mia Hamm was the first woman soccer player to top $1M annual pay, but that was extraordinary. With all the problems that women's soccer has getting financial backing in the US market, the future does not look to hold high salaries for women in soccer in the USA. But again, to be fair, the average male soccer player (pro)…
There is no one particular amount that Professional players make. The amount varies from as little as $5000 per year to as much as 40+ million per year. This makes Soccer players some of the highest paid athletes in the world, amongst all sports. If you factor in the transfer payments that clubs make to purchase players from other clubs they would rank the highest amongst all sports on a consistent basis.
Soccer Players. The field is much larger, and endurance is a much larger factor in soccer. Soccer games are also MUCH longer than basketball games, no matter what level you're playing in. Also, there are only 3 substitutions allowed the whole soccer match as opposed to unlimited in basketball. Basketball players run an average of 5 miles per game while soccer players run 7 miles per game.
Football players are undoubtedly tougher than soccer players. Football players tackle each other every game, slam into each other, pile on top of each other, and is the sport most prone to injuries and concussions. Soccer players are tough for running endurance, but football players run hundreds of yards a game, just not as much as a soccer player. In all, football players are tougher than soccer players. Soccer is tougher because you don't wear…
Rep soccer is a higher level of soccer for more talented players. It is two levels above house league and much more competitive. The players are required to 'try out' and the best will be offered a spot on the team. To play Rep soccer and maintain a position on the team, the players need to be committed and hardworking.
The United States women's national team are currently under a contract that goes until 2012, where most players are making an annual salary of $70,000, while others are receiving at least $50,000. Players also earn bonuses for victories in all non-World Cup and non-Olympic games of $1,000. For more information on their salaries, please see the related link.