Here are the most expensive African players at the 2018 World Cup

The estimated transfer value for all players participating in tournament is a whopping €12.6 billion.

Football players from Africa have certainly not been left out of the list with Liverpool forward leading the pack at $174.7 million.

Business Insider SSA looks at the top eight African players in the World Cup with the highest market value, according to transfermarkt.com :

8. Medhi Benatia, 31 (Morocco)

Market value: €23 M ($26.8  million)

7. Amine Harit, 20 (Morocco)

Market value: €25 M ($29.1 million)

= Hakim Ziyech, 25 (Morocco)

Market value: €25 M ($29.1 million)

= Wilfred Ndidi, 21 (Nigeria)

Market value: €25 M ($29.1 million)

4. Keita Baldé, 23 (Senegal)

Market value: €26.4 M ($36 million)

3. Kalidou Koulibaly, 26 (Senegal)

Market value: €61.9 M ($72 million)

2. Sadio Mane, 26 (Senegal)

Market value: €70 M ($81.4 million)

1. Mohamed Salah, 25 (Egypt)

Market value: €150 M ($174.7 million)

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Where is Mr Tembo? Ex-Tahidi High principal resurfaces [Video]

Where is Mr Tembo? Ex-Tahidi High principal resurfaces [Video]

Baby mama drama strikes Dennis Itumbi

Baby mama drama strikes Dennis Itumbi

Fred Obachi Machoka’s heartfelt message to his wife of 41 years [Photos]

Fred Obachi Machoka’s heartfelt message to his wife of 41 years [Photos]

Diana Marua hospitalized, Bahati gives update [Photos]

Diana Marua hospitalized, Bahati gives update [Photos]

Betty Kyallo shares photos of the first Subaru she bought after joining KTN

Betty Kyallo shares photos of the first Subaru she bought after joining KTN

Zari Hassan lectures Tanzanians over her viral black innerwear video

Zari Hassan lectures Tanzanians over her viral black innerwear video

Yvette Obura’s heartwarming message to Diana Marua excites Kenyans

Yvette Obura’s heartwarming message to Diana Marua excites Kenyans

Emotional Harmonize exposes Diamond as their beef heats up [Video]

Emotional Harmonize exposes Diamond as their beef heats up [Video]

North Korean man who smuggled 'Squid Game' into the country to be sentenced to death

North Korean man who smuggled 'Squid Game' into the country to be sentenced to death