Lionel Messi Now the seventh most valuable player in the world

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The CIES Football Observatory has reckoned that Lionel Messi is now only the seventh most valuable player in the world currently and that the Barcelona captain is worth €171.2m, which is way below PSG striker Kylian Mbappe who tops the charts at €218.5m.

Barcelona’s other representative in the top 10 most valuable players is Philippe Coutinho who comes in just behind Messi at €157.0m.

The valuations are determined by the CIES’ ‘exclusive algorithm’ which considers a variety of attributes including age, results, position and league. See more details here.

Below is a list of the top 10 most valuable players, according to the CIES:

  1. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – €218.5m
  2. Harry Kane (Tottenham) – €200.3m
  3. Neymar (PSG) – €197.1m
  4. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – €185.8m
  5. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – €184.3m
  6. Paulo Dybala (Juventus) – €171.9m
  7. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – €171.2m
  8. Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United) – €162.0m
  9. Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) – €157.0m
  10. Leroy Sane (Manchester City) – €156.1m

Are you a Messi fan? What do you make of his position on the list? You can put your thoughts in the comments below.

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