The FIFA World Cup 2022 is already underway in Qatar, with 32 teams battling for ultimate triumph. It includes a lot of thrilling matches, as well as million-dollar stars who will light up the huge stage. According to the CIES Football Observatory, all of the players playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022 have undergone rigorous valuation studies. They evaluated the transfer valuations of each of the 831 players playing in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar to evaluate the international teams based on their collective squad valuation.
England: €1.499 billion
In the FIFA World Cup 2022, the European squad led by Harry Kane is the most valued. The squad is valued at 1.499 billion Euros in total. Last year, England reached the Euro Cup finals and was a semi-finalist in the previous World Cup. England has a very high chance of winning the World Cup again after 1966, thanks to a world-class roster that includes significant players like Harry Kane, Foden, Grealish, Jordan Pickford, and Harry Maguire, to mention a few. Maybe it’s coming home this time.
Brazil: €1.455 billion
With a worth of 1.455 billion Euros, the South American football powers have the second most valuable team at the FIFA World Cup being held in Qatar. Vinicius Junior, a Real Madrid left winger, is now the most expensive player in Brazil, valued at €201 million. The team also includes PSG’s million-dollar sensation Neymar. Brazil will be hoping that their two most valued players in the world can help them win the title and break their trophy drought.
France: €1.337 billionfifa
In this year’s FIFA World Cup, the reigning champions had the third most valued squad. France has a strong squad that can easily defeat its rivals. Kylian Mbappe is their most valuable player, at €185 million. Deschamps and supporters across the world will be hoping that their golden kid can assist the squad wins the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
Spain: €1.201 billion
The 2010 World Cup champions had the fourth most valuable team, with a total value of €1.201 billion. After a disappointing showing in the last two World Cups, Spain has a stable and extremely powerful squad this time. Pedri, a 19-year-old youngster, is the most valued player on the Spanish team, at €158 million. Spanish supporters will be pulling for Pedri and co. to deliver triumph to the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
Portugal: €1.154 billion
The 2016 Euro Cup champions are valued at €1.154 billion and rank sixth among the most valuable FIFA World Cup 2022 teams. Surprisingly, Christiano Ronaldo, the gigantic superstar of football, is not the most valued player in the group. With an estimated market worth of €118 million, Manchester City center-back Ruben Dias has surpassed Ronaldo to become the team’s most valued player.
Germany: €1.02 billion
With a total price of €1.02 billion, Germany is the sixth most valuable team at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The 2014 World Champions were eliminated in the group rounds of the previous World Cup. Jamal Musiala is the team’s most valued player, with a net worth of €151 million. The teenage midfielder, together with Thomas Muller and Ilkay Gundogan, will be determined to bring the title back to Germany. The return of Mario Goetze will be beneficial to Germany.
Netherlands: €756 million
The Dutch are worth €756 million in the FIFA World Cup 2022. The Netherlands has traditionally been considered the underdog at World Cups. The squad’s most expensive player is Barcelona’s 25-year-old midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who is valued at €110 million. The squad will be trying to put in strong performances in the following weeks in order to revenge the misery of the last World Cup.
Argentina: €748 million
The 2021 Copa America Winners are worth €748 million. Surprisingly, it is Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez, not Lionel Messi, who is Argentina’s most valued player, at €99 million. Argentina hasn’t won the World Cup since 1986. They’d be trying against hope to bid King Leo farewell in his final World Cup.
Uruguay: €590 million
Uruguay has done admirably as a team at World Cups. They have two superstars, Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, who are nearing the twilight of their careers. Both Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez want to finish their international careers on a high note. Federico Valverde, the most expensive player on Uruguay’s World Cup roster, is worth €123 million.
Belgium: €562 million
Despite having a good roster, they were unable to win the World Cup. Belgium is trying to win the championship for the first time. Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid’s No. 1 goalkeeper, is the club’s most expensive player, costing €66 million. Charles De Ketelaere, a 21-year-old youngster, is estimated to be worth €40 million.
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