Barcelona's famous forward Lionel Messi was only 97th in this ranking, and Cristiano Ronaldo 131st.
Marcus Rashford, striker of Manchester United F. C. (of the Premier League), holds the first place in the ranking of the most expensive soccer players in the world, according to data from the research center CIES Football Observatory.
Rashford has an estimated value of 165 million euros, which places him well above other players.
The second place is occupied by the Norwegian Erling Haaland, who plays as a forward in Borussia Dortmund (of the German Bundesliga) and in the Norwegian national team, and has a value of 152 million Euros.
According to this center specialized in statistical analysis, the other most expensive players are defender Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Alphonso Davies (defense in Bayern Munich) and Rúben Dias (Manchester City F. C.).
The highest estimated values for midfielders and goalkeepers were recorded for Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United F. C. (151 million euros) and Ederson Moraes of Manchester City F. C. (80 million euros).
Barcelona's famous striker, Lionel Messi, was only ranked 97th. The cost is estimated at 54 million euros. The no less famous Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, is worth seven million less and is in the 131st position.