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20 Most Valuable Footballer in the World

France starlet, Kylian Mbappe named world most valuable player by CIES Football Observatory.

The 21-year-old value rise to €265.2 million since moving to PSG for €180 million.

Manchester City playmaker Raheem Sterling is in second place with €223.7 million while Mohamed Salah of Liverpool in third with €175.1 million.

Meanwhile the most expensive goalkeeper is Alisson Becker (€87 M).

Two Liverpool stalwart Virgil van Dijk valued at €93 million while Trent Alexander-Arnold worth €110 million.

In central midfield James Maddison is the most expensive with €112 million.

That means 11 out of the 20 footballers with an estimated value of at least €100 million play for English Premier League clubs.

CIES also reported that there are at least two players worth more than €100 million are in each of the big-5 leagues.

Three in La Liga- Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and João Felix.

Two in the Ligue 1- Mbappé and Neymar.

Two in the Serie A- Lautaro Martínez and Romelu Lukaku.

Two in Bundesliga- Jadon Sancho and Timo Werner.


20 Most Valuable Footballer in the World

1. Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain: €265.2m
2. Raheem Sterling, Manchester City: €223.7m
3. Mohamed Salah, Liverpool: €175.1m
4. Jadon Sancho, Borussia Dortmund: €168.9m
5. Sadio Mane, Liverpool: €155.6m

6. Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur: €150.5m
7. Marcus Rashford, Manchester United: €134.3m
8. Lionel Messi, Barcelona: €125.5m
9. Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona: €123.6m
10. Lautaro Martinez, Inter Milan: €115.7m

11. Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City: €115.6m
12. James Maddison, Leicester City: €112.4m
13. Timo Werner, RB Leipzig: €112.0m
14. Roberto Firmino, Liverpool: €111.5m
15. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool: €110.5m

16. Richarlison, Everton: €104.0m
17. Tammy Abraham, Chelsea: €103.1m
18. Joao Felix, Atletico Madrid: €100.6m
19. Neymar, Paris Saint-Germain: €100.4m
20. Romelu Lukaku, Inter Milan: €100.2m