- England's Harry Kane has been rated the world's most valuable player
- PSG's Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were second and third on the list
- Cristiano Ronaldo is surprisingly ranked 24 as Messi is placed fifth
Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named as the most valuable player in the world beating the likes of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to top spot.
The England international is worth £176m (R2.9 billion) and this was according to the CIES Football Observatory algorithm released ahead of the World Cup.
Paris Saint-Germain's forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are second and third respectively on the list as the duo were worth £171m (R2.8 billion) and £163m (R2.7 billion).
Spurs Dele Alli was worth £149.8m (R2.4 billion) coming behind Barcelona’s Messi £161m (R2.67 billion) and Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah £150m (R2.5 billion).
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne was named seventh most valuable with a worth of £146m (R2.4 billion) while Atletico Madrid's attacker Antoine Griezmann is in eighth spot £144.1m (R2.3 billion).
Juventus ace Paulo Dybala is worth £143.9m (R2.4 billion) and Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku was rated at £143.2m (R2.29 billion) as both stars occupied the ninth and 10th positions .
Surprisingly, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is ranked way back in 24th place and worth only £91m (R1.5 billion).
AC Milan's 19-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was the youngest name to feature at 73rd with a worth of £59m.
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi pulled one back for the super Eagles after pouncing on a rebound from Odion Ighalo's shot which initially hit the upright.
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