France striker and Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappe, has been named the world’s most valuable footballer after his rise to the top of world football.
According to reports, the CIES Football Observatory cracked the numbers of a complex calculation that takes into account the performance, age, marketing and duration of their current contract, among other factors, to obtain very specific values.
After playing a crucial role in helping France win the 2018 World Cup this summer, Mbappe, 19, stepped up to Tottenham star Harry Kane in the standings to top the list.
The Paris Saint-Germain star is now valued at £ 189.3 million with Kane, who won the Golden Boot World Cup with England at £ 172.5m.
The third is the Brazilian and PSG striker Neymar (£ 172.2m), who became the most expensive player in the world when he joined PSG for £ 198m in 2016. Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah is next in the list and is rated at 151.2m.
See the top 10: THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS.
PLAYER VALUE (£)
Kylain Mbappe 189.3m
Harry Kane 172.5m
Mohamed Salah 151.2m
Philippe Coutinho 149.8m
Lionel Messi 149.2m
Raheem Sterling 143.9m
Romelu Lukaku 143.7m
Dele Alli 142.9m
Antoine Griezmann 137.9m