The Moroccan national team topped the ranking of the most expensive Arab teams participating in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with a total marketing value of 232.3 million euros, according to statistical reports for the Transfermarkt website, which specializes in player and coach wages, the transfer market, and the financial value of football clubs and teams.

According to the Transfer Market website, the Moroccan national team ranked 23rd in the world in the ranking of the most expensive football teams calculating the marketing value of its players, and 16th in the ranking of the 2022 World Cup teams, as well as the most expensive Arab teams qualified for the World Cup ahead of Tunisia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Thanks to his players who are professional in the most powerful European clubs, such as Ashraf Hakimi in Paris Saint-Germain, Hakim Ziyech in Chelsea, Nassir Mazraoui in Bayern Munich, Yassin Bono in Seville, Spain, and other stars who contributed strongly to raising the marketing value of the Moroccan team To be the most expensive Arab in the World Cup.

The Atlas Lions surpassed the Tunisian team, which ranked second in the Arab world and 56th globally, with a marketing value of 65.59 million euros.

As for the Saudi team, it ranked third in the Arab world, with more than 30 million euros for all its players, while the Qatari team, the host of the tournament, ranked fourth in the ranking of the market value of the Arab teams in the 2022 World Cup, with a total value of its players of nearly 20 million euros.

Hakimi .. the most expensive Arab in the World Cup

The Moroccan team, which is participating in the World Cup for the sixth time in its history, owes its high marketing value to a group of stars whose shares have risen in the world football, led by Ashraf Hakimi, the French defender of Paris Saint-Germain, who ranks first in the ranking of the most expensive Arab players participating in the World Cup. The world has a market value of 65 million euros.

Hakimi, born in 1998, moved to Paris Saint-Germain in July 2021 for a period of 5 years, with a deal of nearly 70 million euros, to be the most expensive player in the history of transfers for Arab players.

The Atlas Lions team also includes a number of other players with high marketing value, such as Hakim Ziyech, the average Chelsea field, whose price - according to Transfer Market - 20 million euros, which is the same marketing value for both the Spanish striker Seville, Youssef Al-Nusairi and Bayern Munich defender Nassir Mazrawi. , while the marketing value of French striker Soufiane Boufal reaches 8 million euros.

Hakim Ziyech, star of the Atlas Lions and Chelsea (Getty)

Tunisian Skhiri.. Rocket rise

In turn, the Tunisian national team has a number of players who are active in European leagues, but their marketing value is still weak compared to the Moroccan team, for example. The most expensive player in the Carthage Eagles is Elias Skhiri, the average of Cologne Square, whose marketing value is 13 million euros.

The marketing value of Tunisia player Elias Skhiri more than 3 times between 2017 and 2022 (Getty Images)

Al-Sukhairi, 27, was able to impose himself strongly in the German Premier League, which contributed to the rapid and remarkable rise of his marketing value, as it rose from 4 million euros in late 2017 to 13 million euros at the present time, to be the most expensive player in the Eagles squad.

Naim Al-Sulaiti, striker for the Saudi Ettifaq, comes in second with more than 6 million euros, and Hannibal Al-Majbri, the average of Birmingham field, comes in third with more than 6 million euros, then Wahbi Khazri, the French striker from Montpellier, and Dylan Brun, the Italian defender of Salernitana, with nearly 4 million euros.

In turn, the Saudi team included players whose marketing value amounted to two million euros, led by the defender of the Saudi Al-Nasr club, Sultan Al-Ghanim, with more than 3.5 million euros, then Salem Al-Dosari, the average field of Al-Hilal club, with more than 2.8 million euros, and his two colleagues in Al-Hilal, Muhammad Al-Buraq and Muhammad Kano, with Almost two million euros.

Akram Afif, the most expensive player in the Qatari national team, with a marketing value of 5.3 million euros (Reuters)

As for the Qatar national team, 3 players account for the bulk of the total marketing value of its players, which amounts to nearly 20 million euros, and they are Akram Afif, the Al Sadd club striker and the most expensive player in the Annabi team, with more than 5.3 million euros, then Al-Moez Ali, the Al Duhail club player, with a value of 2.8 million euros. Hassan Al-Haydos, Al-Sadd striker, with more than 1.3 million euros.

Akram Afif, 25, is one of the best players in the Qatar national team, and in December 2021 he was chosen as the third best player in the Arab Cup for national teams, after he contributed to his country's reaching the semi-finals.

It is noteworthy that the England team leads the ranking of the marketing value of the World Cup teams, with more than 1.39 billion dollars, followed by the Brazil team, which has a total price of its players in the transfer market of 1.09 billion dollars.

The Three Lions team tops the ranking of the World Cup teams in terms of the marketing value of its players (Reuters)

Portugal comes in third place with more than 894 million euros, while the French team is fourth with a total of 886 million euros on the marketing value of the World Cup teams.