There is no doubt that the signing of Jonathan Bornstein has taken everyone in Honduras by surprise and many will wonder how the Life de La Ceiba managed to close this contract.
The American defender has gone through important clubs, especially in Mexico, where he wore the jersey of Tigres, Atlante and Querétaro. He had a brief stint in Israeli soccer and logically has played in his country.
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His career began with Chivas USA and his last club before signing for the Life was the Chicago Fire of the MLS.
Despite being 38 years old, Jonathan Bornstein He is clearly not a cheap footballer, but he has decided to lower his salary considerably to play in the Honduran National League.
The question that many ask themselves is: How much will they charge in the Life? For the moment, what can be confirmed is the salary he had in the MLS with the Chicago Fire.
The League of the United States has the habit of making public the salaries of the soccer players in each season and in the case of Bornsteinin 2022 with the club of Chicagohad a base salary of 300 thousand dollars, that is, more than seven million Lempiras.
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With the Life Logically, he will not have a salary of this magnitude, but he will surely be the highest paid soccer player in the coconut club.
Another curious fact about the North American player is that according to the Transfermarkt site, its current market value reaches 107 thousand dollars.
It must be remembered that the La Ceiba team had already surprised in 2022 by signing the Mexican striker Carlos “Gullit” Peña and now another great star has arrived, such as Jonathan Bornstein, who hopes to be taken into account by coach Raúl Cáceres.
The Life It is being assembled for the Clausura 2023 tournament, where they want to fight. In addition to Jonathan Bornstein, the Ceiba club had already announced the signings of Geovanny Martínez (Honduras Progreso), Yunny Dolmo (Honduras Progreso), Jessé Moncada (Motagua), Óscar García (Motagua), Bryan Barrios (Marathón), Josué Villafranca (Victoria ), Hilder Colón (Victoria) and Jair Mosquera (Colombian).