The 2020, most valuable player in football revealed as Lionel Messi ranks 22nd at €100.1m, while Cristiano Ronaldo is down in 70th at €62.8m with their advancing ages clearly affecting their value.
Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe, has been named this year’s most valuable player in world football, with a £231.1million price tag.
The 21-year-old is ahead of Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford.
CIES Football Observatory produced their latest study revealing the valuations of the top 100 players in the world.
Sterling has been valued at £173.6m (second), while Sancho is priced £173.6m (third position).
Alexander-Arnold has been valued at £152.6m (fourth position), while Rashford is priced £135.8m (fifth position).
Others that make up the top ten are Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah (£129.2m), Liverpool’s Sadio Mane (£124.1m), Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann (£121.6m), Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies (£119m), and Tottenham’s Harry Kane (£105.8m).
Meanwhile, other English Premier League (EPL) players to make the top 20 include Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino (No 11, £105.7m), Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva (No 12, £102.5m), Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus (No 13, £100.8m), Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes (No 17, £93.5m) and Chelsea’s Mason Mount (No 19, £91.4m).
1 | Kylian Mbappe | €259.2m
2 | Raheem Sterling | €194.7m
3 | Jadon Sancho | €179.1m
4 | Trent Alexander-Arnold | €171.1m
5 | Marcus Rashford | €152.3m
6 | Mohammed Salah | €144.9m
7 | Sadio Mane | €139.2m
8 | Antoine Griezmann | €136.4m
9 | Alphonso Davies | €133.5m
10 | Harry Kane | €118.7m
11 | Roberto Firmino | €118.5m
12 | Bernardo Silva | €115m
13 | Gabriel Jesus | €113.1m
14 | Joao Felix | €107.9m
15 | Erling Haaland | €107.3m
16 | Serge Gnabry | €106.8m
17 | Bruno Fernandes | €104.9m Manchester United
18 | Matthijs de Ligt | €104.7m Age 20 Juventus
19 | Mason Mount | €102.5m Age-21 Chelsea
20 | Frenkie de Jong | €102.1m Age- 23 Barcelona