According To A Study, France Has The Most Expensive Team In The World Cup

◼️ The value of transfers estimated by the French team reaches in the case of French players the 1,410 million euros, of which 187 come from Mbappé.

With Kylian Mbappé in front, France has the “potentially more expensive” roster of the 32 teams participating in the World Cup that starts on Thursday in Russia, revealed a study by the CIES Football Observatory, published on Monday.

The estimated value of transfers reaches in the case of French players the thousand 410 million, of which 187 million euros come from Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain), underlines this institute based in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).

France exceeds in that classification to England (1,390 million euros) and Brazil (1,270 million euros), second and third. The English player with the highest potential transfer value is Tottenham star Harry Kane (201 million euros) and PSG Brazilian Neymar (196 million euros).

The CIES evaluations refer to the “fair price” that a potential buyer should pay at this time to sign the player. This value is achieved through an algorithm that takes into account sports performances, both with the club and with its national team.

Spain presents the fourth most expensive team (965 million euros), ahead of Argentina (925 million, of which 184 corresponding to Lionel Messi) and Germany (895 million), the current world champion.

In the lower part of the ranking are Iran (40 million euros), Saudi Arabia (21) and Panama (15), which have many fewer players in the major world championships.

Egypt is seventeenth (232 million euros) but to a large extent thanks to Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah, who has one of the highest potential transfer values ​​(171 million).

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