Index – Sports – He is now the most valuable football player in the world

2022.01.06. 10:30

In its latest publication, the Swiss-based International Center for Sports Science (CIES) ranked the top 100 most valuable footballers in the top leagues in the standard biennial list.

According to the algorithm, the Brazilian attacker Real Madrid, Vinicius Júnior currently the most valuable football player, with a market value of € 166 million.

As for the best by post, the most valuable goalkeeper is Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain), with defenders Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich) and midfielders Phil Foden (Manchester City) leading the list.

Viníci in June 2018 signed a contract for € 45 million from Flamengo to Real Madrid. This season, base man Carlo Ancelotti has 12 goals and nine assists in 25 stakes matches.

Kevin De Bruyne, who can be freely certified from the summer, will lead the ranking of players aged 30 and over.

The values ​​were calculated using an econometric method developed by the CIES research team. A study of the method was recently published in Economies in a trade journal.

The buy-out clause in the players’ contract is not taken into account in the calculation.

Position / name Value* Club team Nationality Age
1. Vinícius Júnior 166.4 Real Madrid (spain) brazil 21
2. Phil Foden 152.6 Manchester City (English) English 21
3. Erling Haaland 142.5 Borussia Dortmund (German) Norwegian 21
4. Mason Greenwood 133.9 Manchester United (English) English 20
5. Florian Wirtz 133.0 Bayer Leverkusen (German) German 18
6. Jude Bellingham 130.1 Borussia Dortmund (German) English 18
7. Alphonso Davies 122.3 Bayern Munich (German) Canadian 21
8. Rúben Dias 120.5 Manchester City (English) Portuguese 24
9. Pedri González 118.0 Barcelona (spain) Spanish 19
10. Frenkie de Jong 115.2 Barcelona (spain) holland 24
11. Jadon Sancho 115.0 Manchester United (English) English 21
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* EUR million

The full list by clicking here can be viewed.


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