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Mbappé and Vinicius top the list of the most valuable
The CIES Football Observatory published the list of the 100 most valuable footballers in the world and it is precisely the Frenchman from Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappé, who heads the list with a value of 205.6 million euros.
Last month Mbappé refused to be transferred to Real Madrid and announced in the Parc des Princes that he will continue with PSG until 2025. It is known from his contract that he will receive 50 million a year and an additional signing payment of 100 million. These numbers place you at the top of the list.
Next up is Brazilian Vinicius Jr, the Real Madrid striker who also scored the winning goal in the UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool. The 21 - year - old is in second place with 185.3 million euros.
It should be noted that the CIES Football Observatory uses a series of variables to prepare this report, such as: the footballer's age, performance, inflation and economic value in the club to which he belongs; all this to calculate the approximate value of your transfer at this time.
The Norwegian Erling Haaland continues in third position with a figure of 152.6 million euros. The Borussia Dortmund striker was transferred to Manchester City for a value of 60 million euros, in addition, he comes from a great performance in the Bundesliga where he scored 86 goals in 89 games.
On the other hand, Pedri González, a 19-year-old Spanish midfielder for FC Barcelona with €135.1M, continues on the list. Then, the British player Jude Bellingham belonging to Borussia Dortmund and who at 18 years of age is in fifth position with €133.7M.
The list continues in sixth place with Phil Foden, a 22-year-old British striker for Manchester City worth €124M. Next up is Barcelona's Dutchman Frenkie De Jong with €112.5M.
Of special mention is the Colombian Luis Díaz who is in eighth place with €110M. Currently, Díaz belongs to Liverpool and is one of the most unbalanced players in the squad. Rubén Dias from Manchester City with €109.6M and Ferrán Torres from Barcelona with €109.5M complete the Top 10 of the list.
It should be noted that only three South American players are among the top 20, Vinicius and Luis Díaz are joined by Inter Milan's Argentinian, Lautaro Martínez, who is in eleventh position with €106.7M.
Similarly, in terms of leagues, the Premier has the largest number of players on the list: 41 in total. Almost half have La Liga with 20 ( 14 of them between Real Madrid and Barcelona ).