2. Cristiano Ronaldo | Real Madrid | £88million

CR7 has the familiar taste of second place yet again here, as he is worth just a measly £88million. This sum eclipses the amount Real Madrid paid for him back in 2009 when he was signed for £80million.

This rise of £8million is down to the Portugal captain's form which has confirmed his place as one of the world's two best players, scoring at over a goal a game since his move to the Spanish capital.

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