10 Most Expensive Players Of 2018 World Cup (Messi And Ronaldo Are NOT First Place)

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The 2018 World Cup in Russia will introduce us to the most important stars of the soccer world (except those of Italy, Chile, and the Netherlands, since they didn't qualify) And with it millions of souls will gather to see 32 teams compete for the honor of being the best team of the world. The teams will win a fortune, but do you know who will be the best-paid players?

In this count the market value of the player will be taken into account, according to the football exchange market where the latest modifications to the contracts that the players have brought with their clubs are placed:

#10 Cristiano Ronaldo (About $110 million)

It's a shocker that he doesn't top the list; however, the amount of commercials in which he appears made him lose points in the list.

#9 Antoine Griezman (About $110 million)

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The famous French striker has the same market value as Ronaldo, but unlike Ronaldo he remains in constant climb and that translates into money.

#8 Dele Alli (About $110 million)

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This Tottenham Hotspur player is very much loved in England, which makes him one of the highest paid in the world.

#7 Paulo Dybala (About $120 million)

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The player of the Juve is very quoted in the current market and with his participation in the Argentine team will only increase. He barely outnumbers the last three positions by a few million, but it's still a lot of money.

#6 Kylian Mbappe (About $130 million)

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The right-back of Paris Saint Germain who will play with the French team in this World Cup is just 19 years old and already worth more than 108 million euros in the market.

#5 Kevin de Bruyne (About $160 million)

This is the most expensive Belgian player in the world, plays for Manchester City and serves as a midfielder. Did we mention that he is barely 26 years old and already earns 135 million a year?

#4 Harry Kane (About $160 million)

The most expensive British central player on this list plays for Tottenham and is barely 24 years old. In addition, we will see much in the world because he will be the captain of the English team.

#3 Mohamed Salah (About $160 million)

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The fame of Mohamed rose like the foam after reaching the final of the UEFA Champions League, where we could see him play incredible games with Liverpool. Unfortunately, in the final, he suffered an injury, but he will be able to return to the courts to play with the Egyptian team in Russia.

#2 Lionel Messi (About $200 million)

This is the most famous Argentine player of the moment, and who has become renowned in Barcelona. It is not surprising to see him on this list as one of the best paid, because the boat will hardly let him go.

#1 Neymar (About $200 million)

Did you expect Cristiano or Messi? Well, no, PSG broke the historical record for a transfer of a football player to hire the good Neymar. Reports from sports newspapers indicate that the Brazilian star will win 600 thousand dollars per week to play with PSG, which makes him the most expensive player in history.

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Translated article original published on VIX Spanish, by Esteban Luján.