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Kylian Mbappé: World’s Most Valuable Football Player

The 20-year-old Kylian Mbappé from was regarded as the world’s most valuable soccer player in a report by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory on Monday.

Mbappé, who witnessed a skyrocket in past two years, sits atop the rankings with an estimated value of 218.5 million euros, 38.5 million more than the amount of fee paid by powerhouses Paris Saint-Germain for signing him from Monaco.

forward is placed second with 200.3 million euros. Mbappé’s club teammate is third at 197.1 million, contrary to the real amount of 222 million, a world record fee when recruited him.

Argentine star Lionel Messi makes the seventh place, while his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who joined this season, is ranked 19th on the table.

No @cristiano in TOP ? ?‍♂️ in the latest from CIES FOOTBALL OBSERVATORY ?

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According to the CIES report, among the 27 footballers with an estimated value of more than 100 million euros, 16 currently play in Premier League, five in , three in , two in Ligue 1 and one in .

Eleven nations have representatives with an estimated value of more than 100 million euros, led by with six players.

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