These are the most valuable squads taking part in Euro 2016

Technology Eye | Jun. 13, 2016

The Euro 2016 football championships got underway in France this weekend.

24 teams from across the continent will battle it out over the next four weeks to be crowned the finest international football team in Europe.

Football database website Transfermarkt has ranked the participating nations by how valuable their squads are. This was calculated by adding together the market values of every individual player in each squad.

The value of each player was worked out by taking into account their recent performances, consistency, and potential, as well their international experience and marketability.

Host nation France are in the top 13, as are perennial disappointments England.

Scroll down to find out the most valuable squads that will be taking to the field over the next few weeks.

Market value: $146.5 million

Manager: Leonid Slutsky

Most valuable player: Oleg Shavtov, midfielder — $15.8 million

Market value: $183 million

Manager: Chris Coleman

Most valuable player: Gareth Bale, forward — $90.4 million

Market value: $188 million

Manager: Vladimir Petkovic

Most valuable player: Granit Xhaka, midfielder — $38.7 million

Market value: $196 million

Manager: Fatih Terim

Most valuable player: Arda Turan, attacking midfielder — $34.4 million

Market value: $208 million

Manager: Adam Nawałka

Most valuable player: Robert Lewandowski, forward — $84.6 million

Market value: $283 million

Manager: Antonio Conte

Most valuable player: Leonardo Bonucci, defender — $34.4 million

Market value: $309.5 million

Manager: Ante Cacic

Most valuable player: Luke Modric, midfielder — $56 million

Market value: $380 million

Manager: Fernando Santos

Most valuable player: Cristiano Ronaldo, forward — $124.1 million

Market value: $503 million

Manager: Marc Wilmots

Most valuable player: Eden Hazard, winger — $73.2 million

Market value: $511 million

Manager: Roy Hodgson

Most valuable player: Raheem Sterling, winger — $50.2 million

Market value: $523 million

Manager: Didier Deschamps

Most valuable player: Paul Pogba, midfielder — $78.9 million

Market value: $625 million

Manager: Joachim Low

Most valuable player: Thomas Muller, forward — $84.6 million

Market value: $636 million

Manager: Vicente Del Bosque

Most valuable player: Sergio Busquets, midfielder — $67.4 million

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SOURCE: World Economic Forum

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