Cristiano Ronaldo, Gianluigi Buffon and Zlatan Ibrahimovic might be among the oldest player who are still active in football, but they are not in the list of the most valuable players aged 30 or older.
As it stands, Mohamed Salah is currently the player who is ranked first on the list with 90 million Euros market valuation. The Egyptian striker won the League cup and FA cup with Liverpool in the 2021/22 season.
Aside Mohamed Salah, Six other players in the list has a market valuation of over 50 millions Euros. Virgil Van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Neymar Junior, Kevin de Bruyne and Thibaut Courtois are the players in question. All of these players won atleast a single title in the 2021/22 season.
Mane and Virgil Van Dijk were part of Salah’s team that won the league cup and FA cup with Liverpool, while Thibaut Courtois won the La Liga title and UEFA champions league title. Both Neymar and Kevin de Bruyne won the league title of their respective leagues.
There are other players whose market value are less than 55 million Euros but still made the top ten list. These players includes Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi, Gerd Moreno and Casemiro. However, Lewandowski won the Bundesliga title with Bayern Munich, while Lionel Messi won the Ligue-1 title in the 2021/22 season.
However, most of these players are gradually coming to the end of their successful career. Players like Lewandowski and Lionel Messi are 33 and 34 years respectively. They could stop playing in the next five years. However, Lewandowski is the only player in the list who was able to score over 40 goals across all competitions in the 2021/22 season.
However Thibaut Courtois is the only goalkeeper in the list but failed to win the golden glove in the 2021/22 La Liga season.