According to CIES, the French team owns the most expensive team in 2018 World Cup. Meanwhile, Harry Kane is the highest value player.
CIES has set a benchmark for 2018 World Cup players. The study is based on factors such as style, age, brand value.
The total value of the 736 players who attended the 2018 World Cup was € 12.6 billion. In particular, the French team owns the most expensive team with 1.41 billion euros. Mbappe is the highest rated player in Les Blues with 187 million euros.
In the 2018 World Cup, Mbappe is the third highest value player. The highest bidder is England striker Harry Kane with 201 million euros. Ranked as Brazil’s Neymar with 196 million euros.
In terms of value, England’s Harry Kane is second only to France (€ 1.386 billion). Brazil ranked third with 1,270 billion euros. Ranked fourth is Spain with 965 million euros.
Messi came in fourth with 184 million euros. His Argentina squad is valued at € 925 million. Other teams in the top 10 were Germany (895 million euros), Belgium (835 million euros), Portugal (656 million euros), Uruguay (529 million euros) and Croatia (416 million euros).
In the opposite direction, Panama is the lowest price of the 32 teams in 2018 World Cup. The total value of this team is only 15 million euros. Saudi Arabia (21 million euros), Iran (40 million euros), Costa Rica (49 million euros).