World’s Most Valuable Football Players in 2022 | Players With The Highest Market Value 2022

World’s Most Valuable Football Players: Who are the twenty most valuable players in the world? Depending on the year, the moment, and the state of form, this answer can change from one day to the next. For this reason, today we will bring together the 20 most valuable today in the same ranking. 

The market value of the players is what currently governs the initial price at which a player can be valued based on his fitness, age, performance, or future potential. For this reason, today we have compiled the 20 players with the highest market value according to the specialized medium, TransferMarkt.

World’s Most Valuable Football Players

Now, when talking about market value, the figures should not be confused with the real value that a player can have. For example, currently, Pedri of FC Barcelona has a market value of 80 million euros.

Does that mean that Barça would sell Pedri for a figure between 60 and 75 million? The answer is probably not, but that market value gives validity to a counteroffer from FC Barcelona in which they come to ask for a figure closer to those 80 million or jump to about 100 or 120 since the value of the market for an 18-year-old player can increase in a very short period of time.

In the same way, it must be understood that market value is something that is immediately linked to football performance. A footballer who does not play, who was injured, or who had a bad statistical season, will drop in value quickly.

A clear example is that of Samuel Umtiti. The French central defender was one of the defenders with the highest market value in the world in 2018, reaching a value of 70 million euros. Currently, due to his bad situation at Barcelona, ​​his value is only 8 million.

Players With The Highest Market Value in The World 2022

We are at the start of 2022, which means that this ranking could lose validity very soon or there could be a drop or rise in the ratings of the players present or others who begin to stand out quickly.

It must be remembered that the market value is what it is, a non-fixed price that fluctuates according to values, statistics, contractual situations, and soccer performances.

20. Lautaro Martinez

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €80.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Inter Milan
    • Country: Argentina
    • Age: 24
    • Position: Center Forward
    • Contract until: 06/30/2023
    • Highest market value: 80.00 million euros – Oct. 2021 and Dec. 2019
    • Lower market value: 100.00 thousand euros – February 2016

19. Phil Foden

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €80.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester City FC
    • Country: England
    • Age: 21
    • Position: Attacking midfielder/winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2024
    • Highest market value: 80.00 million euros – October 2021
    • Lower market value: 5.00 million euros – January 2018

18. João Félix

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €80.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Atletico Madrid
    • Country: Portugal
    • Age: 21
    • Position : Forward / Midfielder
    • Contract until: 06/30/2026
    • Highest market value: €100.00 million –Sep. 2019 and Nov. 2021
    • Lower market value: 25.00 thousand euros – September 2016

17. Pedri

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €80.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club : FC Barcelona
    • Country: Spain
    • Age: 18
    • Position: Midfielder
    • Contract until: 06/30/2022
    • Highest market value: 80.00 million euros – October 2021
    • Lower market value: 5.00 million euros – September 2021

16. Heung-min Son

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €85.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Tottenham Hotspur
    • Country: South Korea
    • Age: 29
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2025
    • Highest market value: 90.00 million euros – December 2020
    • Lower market value: 150.00 thousand euros – August 2010

15. Sadio Mané

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €85.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Liverpool FC
    • Country: Senegal
    • Age: 29
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2023
    • Highest market value: 150.00 million euros – December 2019
    • Lower market value: 250.00 thousand euros – April 2012

14. Marcus Rashford

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €85.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester United
    • Country: England
    • Age: 23
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2023
    • Highest market value: 85.00 million euros – October 2021
    • Lower market value: 3.00 million euros – March 2016

13. Raheem Sterling

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €90.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester City
    • Country: England
    • Age: 26
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2023
    • Highest market value: 160.00 million euros – December 2019
    • Lower market value: 2.50 million euros – September 2012

12. Joshua Kimmich

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – October 2022: €90.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: FC Bayern Munich
    • Country: Germany
    • Age: 26 years old
    • Position: Pivot
    • Contract until: 06/30/2025
    • Highest market value: 90.00 million euros – October 2021
    • Lower market value: 300.00 thousand euros – August 2013

11. Bruno Fernandes

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €90.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester United FC
    • Country: Portugal
    • Age: 27
    • Position: Attacking midfielder
    • Contract until: 06/30/2025
    • Highest market value: 90.00 million euros – October 2021
    • Lower market value: 50.00 thousand euros – October 2012

10. Frenkie de Jong

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €90.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club : FC Barcelona
    • Country: Holland
    • Age: 24
    • Position: Midfielder
    • Contract until: 06/30/2026
    • Highest market value: €90.00 million – Dec. 2019 and Oct. 2021
    • Lower market value: 50.00 thousand euros – May 2019

9. Jadon Sancho

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €90.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester United
    • Country: England
    • Age: 21
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2026
    • Highest market value: 130.00 million euros – March 2020
    • Lower market value: 5.00 million euros – August 2017

8. Neymar

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €100.00 Million – TransferMarkt
    • ClubPSG
    • Country: Brazil
    • Age: 29
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2025
    • Highest market value: 180.00 million euros – June 2019
    • Lower market value: 1.00 million euros – February 2009

7. Kevin de Bruyne

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value –2022: €100.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester City
    • Country: Belgium
    • Age: 30
    • Position: Attacking midfielder
    • Contract until: 06/30/2025
    • Highest market value: 150.00 million euros – Dec. 2018 and Dec. 2019
    • Lower market value: 100.00 thousand euros – October 2008

6. Romelu Lukaku

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €100.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Chelsea FC
    • Country: Belgium
    • Age: 28
    • Position: Center Forward
    • Contract until: 06/30/2026
    • Highest market value: €100.00 million – Jul. 2018, Oct. 2021
    • Lower market value: 400.00 thousand euros – May 2009

5. Mohamed Salah

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €100.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • ClubLiverpool FC
    • Country: Egypt
    • Age: 29 years old
    • Position: Right winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2023
    • Highest market value: 150.00 million euros – December 2019
    • Lower market value: 25.00 thousand euros – June 2010

4. Jack Grealish

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – October 2022: €100.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Manchester City
    • Country: England
    • Age: 26
    • Position: Left winger
    • Contract until: 06/30/2027
    • Highest market value: 100.00 million euros – October 2021
    • Lower market value: 150.00 thousand euros – July 2013

3. Harry Kane

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – 2022: €120.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: Tottenham Hotspur
    • Country: England
    • Age: 28
    • Position: Center Forward
    • Contract until: 06/30/2024
    • Highest market value: 150.00 million euros – December 2019
    • Lower market value: 500.00 thousand euros – November 2012

2. Erling Braut Haaland

 
 
 
 
 
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1. Kylian Mbappé

 
 
 
 
 
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  • Market value – October 2022: €160.00 million – TransferMarkt
    • Club: PSG
    • Country: France
    • Age: 22
    • Position: Center Forward
    • Contract until: 06/30/2022
    • Highest market value: 200.00 million euros – December 2019
    • Lower market value: 50.00 thousand euros – December 2015

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