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Seven takeaways from the 2021 RSL salary dump

It’s that time of year again — the semi-annual salary dump is here, and we finally, after nearly two years of obfuscation, have some idea what players are making for this team.

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, a few caveats.

First, this is not a one-to-one look at the salary cap. The numerous mechanisms in place in MLS mean we don’t actually have a good view of that.

Second, many teams and players would tell you that these numbers aren’t fully accurate. Take them as a rough guide, at best. They’ll give us something to talk about, all the same.