Latin America: most valuable midfielders at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The statistic presents a ranking of Latin American midfielders participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, based on market value. As of June 2018, the Colombian James Rodríguez was the most valuable Latin American midfielder, with a market value of 70 million euros. The Brazilian defensive midfielder Casemiro ranked second, with a value of 60 million euros. Among Latin American defenders at the 2018 World Cup, the Brazilian Marcelo was the most valuable.

Most valuable midfielders from Latin America at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Market value in million euros
James Rodríguez (Colombia)70
Casemiro (Brazil) 60
Paulinho (Brazil) 40
Fred (Brazil) 32
Giovani Lo Celso (Argentina) 30
Lucas Torreira (Uruguay) 30
Matías Vecino (Uruguay)21
Héctor Herrera (Mexico)20
Rodrigo Betancur (Uruguay)15
Marcos Acuña (Argentina)15
Lucas Biglia (Argentina)15
Fernandinho (Brazil) 15
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Release date

June 2018


Central and South America, Russia

Survey time period

As of June 2018

Special properties

Only among midfielders included in their respective countries' World Cup squads

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide an exact date of data collection. The date of survey given is the date of access.

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