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The former Real Madrid and AC Milan player, Kaka delivered a message early this month August that "he has given all year" when he was asked about his future beyond this season and if he is going to sign a new contract with the American side.

“Yea, that’s the number one idea,” Kaka, uttered in Spanish to a horde of media after a training session. “The principal thing is to continue here, play on for Orlando, and I will continue thinking this year about what we can do to achieve more.”

His three-year contract will come to an end at the end of the season, and Orlando City will need to decide whether to have another deal with the aging Brazilian superstar or get a replacement. The pundits at Netbet reckon he'll be staying put in Florida for at least another year.

He has made an average annual guaranteed salary after bonuses of $7.167 million since penning the contact with the club ahead of its inaugural Major League Soccer season in 2015 in reference to MLS Players Union's report.

He has battled with injury, missing seven matches this year due to thigh and hamstring strains. For now, though, his primary objective is to help Orlando City finish out 2017 with a trip to the playoffs, which would take the Lions winning the majority of their nine remaining matches.

They had great experiences the first year, fine victories even though they did not make the playoffs.

“It was our first year and we were able to do that, now in our third year, having made some changes, we have leaders, we have more experience. We definitely can have another series of victories, and that we are going to work towards," Kaka said.

Orlando City's coach Jason Kreis claimed he had a long conversation with each player, collectively and as units — goalkeeper, defenders, midfielders and strikers — about what everyone can do to impact the team as a whole, of which Kaka gave beautiful ideas.