Football is a sport in which athletes are one of the most paid in the world. Certainly, the first thing that associates us with today’s big football stars are contracts in the richest clubs of the world that bring them big amounts of money. However, this money is a result of their great talent and hard work, which is something that all fans have to respect. We were inspired by millions of dollars and decided to introduce you to the top 10 football players who have the highest value on the football market.
We have to say that we have taken into account their income in clubs, the value of transfers, and revenues in national teams. So, if you’re ready, let’s start.
10. Luis Suarez
2014 is the year when football world talked the most about the currently biggest star of Uruguay football. If you remember, that year, the World Cup in Brazil was played. Than the former Liverpool player bite Giorgio Chiellini in the match of his national team and Italy. Because of this strange move, Luis was suspended for nine games.
However, not everything was so bad in 2014 as he signed a contract with Barcelona. This transfer brought him huge profits and an increase in market value to even 75 million Pounds.
9. Gonzalo Higuain
Gonzalo Higuain is another great star of South American football. This famous striker is a member of Argentina’s football team. Gonzalo caused a lot of dissatisfaction with the fans of Napoli in 2016, when he moved from club from Naples to Juventus.
In addition to this transfer brought him increase in earnings, it also brought him the higher value on the market of 75.3 million Pounds in the year of 2016.
8. Romelu Lukaku
Everyone was impressed with the game of the national team of Belgium at Mundial 2018 in Russia. This team managed to reach the semi-finals led by great striker Romelu Lukaku. He was one of the best scorers.
However, before that, he moved from Chelsea to Manchester United in 2017 and showed already in the first season that he was the right decision to attack the famous club when he scored 25 goals. In addition, Lukaku significantly increased his revenues, as the transfer brought him a value of 165.8 million Euros.
7. Kevin de Bruyne
Another Belgian footballer that is on our list is Kevin de Bruyne. Just as Lukaku, he was part of Belgium national team at the World Cup in Russia. But, as far as the club is concerned, he is in the blue part of Manchester because he plays for Manchester City.
Although not so much in the center of media attention, Kevin is certainly one of the most reliable and best players in the team led by Pep Guardiola. His current market value is 167.8 million Euros.
6. Dele Alli
We’re still staying in the Premier League. Dele Alli is one of the youngest players on our list, but certainly one of the best Tottenham players. He is a standard footballer of club from London, as well as England national team.
His good games in the World Cup and during the previous season made the coach have a lot of confidence in this youngster. This brought him a value of 171.3 million Euros.
5. Paulo Dybala
Many see young Paulo Dybala as the successor to Leo Messi and the future leader of Argentina’s national team. And this is a completely real expectation because he plays very well for Juventus and is an important part of the team.
His football skills such as free kick and dribbling are something that separates him from other rivals in Serie A. Currently, his value is 174.6 million Euros.
4. Kylian Mbappe
Believe you or not, Kylian Mbappe is only 18 years old and has already managed to win some of the most important titles in football such as the World Cup trophy. Although he is still a teenager, Mbappe was one of France’s most important and best player at last year’s Mundial.
He is currently a member of Paris Saint Germain, where is also one of the best players. His talent and hard work brought him a market value of 192.5 million Euros.
3. Mohamed Salah
Currently Liverpool’s first star has once been played for some very popular clubs in Europe such as Chelsea, Roma and Fiorentina. However, his rise began when he came to Liverpool.
Salah is definitely one of the most interesting players on the market and there is no doubt that many football clubs would pay a lot of money Salah to become part of their team. His current value is 140.5 million Euros.
2. Lionel Messi
Of course, a legend like Lionel Messi is certainly one of the most expensive footballers in the world. This Argentine player who is a multiple winner of the Golden Ball is a member of Barcelona since the beginning of his professional football career.
His skills are truly incredible and there is simply no way to describe what Leo is doing on a football pitch. That’s why his value on the market is 202 million Euros.
You probably expected Neymar on top of our list. This fantastic Brazilian is a member of the Paris Saint Germain football team where he came from Barcelona for a record transfer value. Nevertheless, his skills are something what makes him so valuable. Neymar’s worth on the market is incredible 213 million Euros.