As the national teams get ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Futballnews has compiled a list of the best FIFA-ranked teams in the world and the squad value ahead of the competition.
This list is created based on the current FIFA ranking and the squad value attached to the teams is based on the estimation of transfermarkt.com.
Below is the list of top ten Best FIFA-ranked teams and squad value in 2022
1. BRAZIL – squad value €1.01 billion
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Brazil’s governing organization for football, manages the Brazil national football team, which competes in men’s international football competitions. Since 1923, they have been a member of FIFA, and since 1916, they have been a part of CONMEBOL.
The team holds the record for the most World Cup trophy (5) won. Brazil is known to have produced most of the world’s best players like Kaka, Neymar, and Ronaldo.
2. Belgium – squad value €584M
Since its formation in 1904, the Belgium national football team has been representing Belgium in men’s international football. The team is governed by FIFA on a global level and UEFA on the European stage, both of which were co-founded by the Belgian team’s governing body, the Royal Belgian Football Association.
The current Belgium team is regarded as the ‘golden generation’ because of the quality of the squad. They took the country to the semi-finals of the last Euro 2020 competition and are heading to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar with the dream of winning it.
3. France – squad value €1.06 billion
The French Football Federation, or FFF, is in charge of the national football team of France, which competes in men’s international football. Les Bleus is the nickname for the French team (The Blues).
They are the current world champions, having triumphed in the 2018 World Cup final in Russia. France is also one of the most valuable national teams in the world. It houses the most expensive player in the world, Kylian Mbappe.
4. Argentina – squad value €617M
The Argentine Football Association, Argentina’s governing body for football, administers Argentina’s national football team, which represents Argentina in men’s international football.
They are also the greatest rivals to Brazil on the international stage. Argentina has produced world-class players including the record 7 times Ballon D’or winner, Lionel Messi.
5. England – squad value €1.31 billion
Since the maiden international match in 1872, the England national football team has represented England in international football. The Football Association (FA), England’s regulating organization for football, is associated with UEFA and falls under the global jurisdiction of FIFA, the world’s governing body for football.
The English team is still searching for a major trophy and looks forward to getting it at the next World Cup. England was the runners-up in the last UEFA European Championship in 2021.
6. Italy – squad value €681M
Since its formation in 1910, the Italy national football team has represented Italy in international football. The Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the country’s governing organization for football and a co-founder and member of UEFA, is in charge of the national squad.
Italy are also the current champions of the UEFA European Championship after defecting English in the finals. However, the team won’t be heading to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
7. Spain – squad value €745M
Since 1920, the Spain national football team has competed in international men’s football games. The Royal Spanish Football Federation, Spain’s governing body for football, is in charge of it. Spain is one of only eight national teams that have won a FIFA World Cup, having competed in 16 of the 22 tournaments and qualifying consecutively since 1978.
8. Portugal – squad value €844M
Since 1921, the Portugal national football team has competed in international men’s football competitions. The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF), the country’s governing organization for football, is in charge of the national team.
They are also the current champions of the UEFA Nations League and are looking forward to winning their first World Cup this year. The team houses one of the best players in the history of football, Cristiano Ronaldo.
9. Mexico – squad value €92M
Mexico’s national football team is managed by the Mexican Football Federation and represents Mexico in international football. It competes in the CONCACAF region. They are a team made of promising players capable of winning major trophies.
10. Netherlands – squad value €497M
Since 1905, the Men’s Netherlands national football team has competed in international men’s football matches. The men’s national team is governed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), the Netherlands’ governing body for football, which is a member of UEFA and under FIFA’s jurisdiction.
The team was also the runners up at the 2010 World Cup after losing to Spain. Sadly they won’t be heading to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.
One response to “Best FIFA-ranked teams and squad value in 2022”
Germany national team should appear somewhere in the list.