Earning an international call-up is one of the proudest moments of a player's career.
It's often a just reward for excelling at club level, but attracting the attention of one of the world's top footballing nations is never easy.
The likes of France, Brazil, Italy Spain and - to a lesser extent - England are littered with quality, so much so that talented players often slip under the radar.
Players that are starting and performing to a high standard in Europe's top five leagues are actually yet to receive call-ups to their respective nations, such is the wealth of quality available.
Thanks to Transfermarkt, we've been able to provide the most valuable XI of players yet to receive a call-up to their international sides.
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While Aymeric Laporte (valued at £67.5m) is yet to be capped by France, he was called up to Didier Deschamps' Les Bleus squad in September before getting injured.
THE MOST VALUABLE UNCAPPED XI
GK: Emil Audero - Sampdoria (£13.5m)
CB: Abdou Diallo - PSG (£31.5m)
CB: Ibrahima Konate - RB Leipzig (£40.5m)
CB: Dayot Upamecano - RB Leipzig (£36m)
CDM: Marcos Llorente - Atletico Madrid (£27m)
CDM: Marc Roca - Espanyol (£27m)
RM: Rodrygo Goes - Real Madrid (£36m)
CAM: Houssem Aouar - Lyon (£40.5m)
LM: Ryan Sessegnon - Tottenham (£31.5m)
ST: Sebastian Haller - West Ham (£40.5m)
ST: Joelinton - Newcastle (£31.5m)
It really is a golden era for France.
The three most valuable uncapped players (Konate, Aouar and Haller) all belong to Les Bleus.
But the talent pool doesn't stop there. Issa Diop (£31.5m), Mouctar Diakhaby (£27m), Moussa Dembele (£27m) and Dan-Axel Zagadou (£25.2m) are also yet to be called up by Deschamps.
Think that's the end? Oh no, because the world champions still have Morgan Sanson (£25.2m), William Saliba (£22.5m) and Jules Kounde (£22.5m) waiting in the wings.
Out of the top 25 most valuable uncapped players, France possess almost half of them with 12, quite astounding.
French football is certainly in good hands.News Now - Sport News