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The 10 Most Valuable Forwards At The WC

The 10 Most Valuable Forwards At The World Cup

By Keegan Kruger - Jun 19, 2018 08:01 PM @KeeganKruger

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has been nothing short of goals, so we decided to look at who the 10 most valuable forwards taking part in this year's competition are, and there is an African among them.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see who the 10 most valuable strikers at the 2018 FIFA World Cup are, according to Transfermarkt.

It is not often that this happens but sharing the No. 1 position, according to Transfermarkt, are FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar. The pair are both valued at €180 million (R2.49 billion), but neither of them were able to get on the scoresheet in their countries' opening fixture of the tournament.

In joint third place are Premier League superstars Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah, valued at €150 million (R2.08 billion) each. The Tottenham Hotspur striker got his World Cup campaign off to a bright start as he found the back of the net twice against Tunisia on Monday, while Salah is yet play a game for Egypt at Russia 2018.

France starlet Kylian Mbappe is fifth with a value of €120 million (R1.66 billion). The PSG forward played a full 90 minutes against Australia last Saturday, but could not contribute with a goal or assist in Les Bleus' 2-1 win. 

Belgium's Eden Hazard and Argentina striker Paulo Dybala are joint sixth with their values of €110 million (R1.52 billion). The Chelsea star helped his side beat Panama 3-0 on Monday night, while Dybala is yet to get a kick in Russia.

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Making up the rest of the 10 most valuable strikers at the World Cup, according to Transfermarkt, are Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazil's Philippe Coutinho and France's Antoine Griezmann, who are all valued at €100 million (R1.38 billion).

Which one of these forwards do you think will go on to lift the Golden Boot in Russia? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Vhivha Joined: 25 Jul 2016
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Vhivha Jun 20, 2018 11:01 AM
Where is Lukaku on this List? I expected more from Hazard & Messi, thus far they are this WC Flops.
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Where is CR7 on this list?Best player in the world cup.Wow that guy is chillie hot
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