Quiz! Can you name the most expensive players from these 50 countries?

Christian Pulisic USA

Sit your ass down, John Anthony Brooks. The defender became the priciest ever US footballer after his £17.6m move to Wolfsburg in 2017, breaking the record of Jozy Altidore to Sunderland in 2013 (no laughing at the back, Newcastle fans).

Yet the fee for Brooks is dwarfed by the £58m paid for an American star in 2019. Whether it proves to be a millstone around that young player’s neck remains to be seen – but there is renown in being your country’s most expensive player.

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Alex Reid

Alex Reid is a freelance journalist and the former digital features editor at FourFourTwo. He has also written for the Guardian, talkSPORT, Boxing News and Sport magazine. Like most Londoners, he is a lifelong supporter of Aberdeen FC. He is deceptively bad in the air for a big man. He has never been a cage fighter.