• RANKED: The 21 most valuable soccer players in Europe right now

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    A prominent research group in Switzerland has put together a list of "estimated transfer values" for the most expensive footballers in Europe - and the veteran striker Cristiano Ronaldo barely makes the list.
    The FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has also been kicked out of the top five, as younger players continue to replace two of soccer's most established superstars.
    Football think tank CIES Football Observatory adopts a "scientific perspective" to its methodology, taking into consideration six factors when putting a price on the head of Europe's top players:
    Player performance: The...
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