Any player worth his salt would love to play for his country.
GRAMMAR GRAMMAR Useworth followed by an amount to say how much money people would pay for something• a necklace worth $10,000!! Worthis never a verb• The house is worth (NOT The house worths) over a million pounds. worth, valueWorthcan be used as a noun to talk about how much money something is worth, but it is more usual to usevalue• The value of the property has doubled. • The current value of the car is about £1,000.Worth and valuecan be used as nouns to talk about how good or useful someone or something is• He has demonstrated his worth/value to the company.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.