Sky News Arabia monitors the “most expensive” ten participating teams in the upcoming Olympics, according to the marketing value of the players of those teams, which is provided by the “Transfer Market” website, which specializes in material matters in football.
With a marketing value of 546 million pounds, the Spanish team leads this list by a large margin from other teams, as it has within its ranks the most expensive player in the tournament, Pedri Gonzalez, who has a marketing value of 80 million pounds.
The La Roja national team is the strongest candidate for the The golden medal, where he has 6 players on his list, who participated with Spain in the last Euro Championship, mainly such as: Dani Olmo, Unai Simon and Pau Torres.
In second place, comes the “samba dancers” team, with a marketing value of 345 million pounds, which aspires to maintain the gold medal for the second time in a row.
One of the most prominent players of the Brazilian national team participating in اTokyo Olympics Arsenal’s Martinelli, Everton striker Richardson, Aston Villa’s midfielder Douglas Luiz, and the most titled player in history, Dani Alves.
After losing in the final match in the “Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics”, the German team hopes to achieve gold during the “Tokyo Olympics”, as it has a strong team with a market value of 128 million pounds.
It is noteworthy that the “machines” team succeeded in winning the European Youth Cup recently, which increases its hopes of achieving an Olympic medal.
With a marketing value of 125 million pounds, the Argentine team is ranked fourth in that list, and the “Tango Dancers” hope to continue their continental and international brilliance, after winning the “Copa America” during the past few days.
Among the most prominent Argentine players participating in the Tokyo Olympics: Thiago Almada, Ezequiel Barco, and Facundo Maidana.
The “Rooster” team comes in fifth place, with a marketing value of 120 million pounds, which has within its ranks a number of promising young players, in addition to a number of experience elements such as Florian Tauvin and Pierre Guignac, players of the Mexican club Tigers Unal.
6) Ivory Coast
With a marketing value of 115 million pounds, Côte d’Ivoire occupies sixth place in that list, which was drawn with the teams: Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and Germany in the same group.
The African team includes a number of stars, led by: Eric Bailly, Frank Casey, Imad Diallo, and Christian Kwame.
The Mexican national team comes seventh on that list, with 94 million pounds, and Diego Lainez is the most prominent player in Mexico’s list, and the Olympics may be an opportunity to move him to one of the top clubs in the old continent.
Lines plays for Spanish club Real Betis and was included in the Guardian’s 2017 list of the 60 best young talents in world football.
In eighth place, the owner of the land Japan comes with a marketing value of 77 million pounds, and the Japanese team will suffer from the absence of fans, after the International Olympic Committee confirmed that the next Olympics will be held without an audience.
The Japanese team is led by the current Real Madrid player, Takefusa Kubo, who the royal fans have high hopes for him to be one of the team’s stars in the coming seasons, after the great performance he made with Getafe and Villarreal, who played for them on loan, during the recent period.
9) South Korea
With a market value of 31 million pounds, the South Korean team comes in ninth place, which managed during the last Olympics to reach fifth place.
Asian players hope that the “Tokyo Olympics” will be their gateway to European clubs.
Valencia’s Lee Kang-in is also the most prominent element in the South Korean team’s list, as some see it as the successor to Spanish midfielder David Silva in the stadiums.
In tenth place, the only Arab representative on that list, the Egyptian team, comes with a marketing value of 18 million pounds.
Egyptians hope to achieve the first Olympic medal in football competitions, as reaching fourth place is the most prominent achievement of the Pharaohs in the history of their participation in the Olympics.
The “Pharaohs” team is located in Group C, which includes the teams: Spain, Argentina, and Australia, and it has been described as the “Group of Death”.