W/Cup: Super Eagles Named 19th Most Valuable Squad

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been listed as the 19th most valuable national team to participate at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

According to football data site, Transfermarket, Dutch bank ING calculated that Super Eagles are valued at £115.1 million ($154 million).

The players on show at the tournament, according to the data, are worth around £9 billion ($12 billion), with Spain being the most valuable national team at more than £900 million ($1.2 billion).

It also said world’s top three players — Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, are worth more than the nine least valuable teams combined.

The European and South American national teams dominated the upper list, while minnows like Panama and

Saudi Arabia are at the bottom end of the charts.
See how much other national teams bound to play at the 2018 World Cup are worth:

32. Panama
Squad value:£8.7 million ($11.7 million)

31. Saudi Arabia
Squad value:£15.1 million ($20.2 million)

30. Peru
Squad value:£32.6 million ($43.6 million)

29. Costa Rica
Squad value:£37.02 million ($49.5 million)

28. Iran
Squad value:£37.4 million ($50 million

27. Australia
Squad value:£43.6 million ($58.4 million)

26. Tunisia
Squad value:£46.2 million ($61.8 million)

25. Japan
Squad value:£61.5 million ($82.3 million)

24. Iceland
Squad value:£65.1 million ($87.1 million)

23. South Korea
Squad value:£74.2 million ($96.9 million)

22. Sweden
Squad value:£103.4 million ($138.4 million)

21. Russia
Squad value:£104.6 million ($140 million)

20. Morocco
Squad value:£105.5 million ($141.2 million)

19. Nigeria
Squad value:£115.1 million ($154 million)

18. Mexico
Squad value:£129.4 million ($173.2 million)

17. Egypt
Squad value:£172.9 million ($231.4 million)

16. Switzerland
Squad value:£187.1 million ($250.4 million)

15. Serbia
Squad value:£211.2 million ($282.6 million)

14. Denmark
Squad value:£223.6 million ($299.2 million)

13. Colombia
Squad value:£223.8 million ($299.5 million)

12. Poland
Squad value:£230.3 million ($308.2 million)

11. Senegal
Squad value:£247.8 million ($331.6 million)

10. Croatia
Squad value:£302.5 million ($405 million) Most valuable player: Ivan Rakitic – £44 million ($59 million)

9. Uruguay
Squad value:£323.4 million ($432.8 million) Most valuable player: Luis Suarez – £61.5 million ($82.3 million)

8. Portugal
Squad value:£411.04 million ($550 million) Most valuable player: Cristiano Ronaldo – £87.9 million ($117.7 million)

7. Argentina
Squad value:£614.2 million ($822 million) Most valuable player: Lionel Messi – £158.2 million ($211.7 million)

6. Belgium
Squad value:£660.9 million ($884.6 million) Most valuable player: Kevin De Bruyne – £131.9 million ($176.5 million)

5. England
Squad value:£769.1 million ($1.02 billion) Most valuable player: Harry Kane – £131.9 million ($176.7 million)

4. Germany
Squad value:£771.8 million ($1.03 billion) Most valuable player: Toni Kroos – £70.3 million ($94.1 billion)

3. Brazil
Squad value:£808.01 million ($1.08 billion) Most valuable player: Neymar – £158.2 million ($212 million)

2. France
Squad value:£907.7 million ($1.215 billion) Most valuable player: Kylian Mbappe – £105.5 million ($141 million)

1. Spain
Squad value:£910.8 million ($1.21 billion) Most valuable player: Sergio Busquets – £70.3 million ($94 million)

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