France have the most expensive squad at £1.43bn followed by England at £1.17bn and Brazil at £1.1bn. The average insurable value of one England player is more than the entire Panama squad.
The most expensive squad in 2014 was Germany with a value of £641m – they, of course, went on to win the tournament.
Group G, which includes Belgium, England, Panama and Tunisia has the highest insurable value at £2.3bn – interestingly, Group G was also the highest value group in 2014 at £1.19bn (Germany, Portugal, Ghana and USA).
We take a look at the top 5, will this influence who you are placing your bets on this year?