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Top 10 Most Expensive Transfers in Football History

This time we have made another interesting article which includes top 10 most expensive transfers ever made in football history. Everyone knows that football is game in which clubs desperately buy players neglecting the transfers fees. There are lots football who wants some stars to play for them. Sometimes they agree to play for them & sometimes, they do not. Are you looking for most expensive transfers? the your search ends here. So continue to read this & find more about the players transfer fees.

Top 10 most Expensive Football Transfers

In this transfer list, world’s most richest club which is Real Madrid is known for signing players with very high transfer fees. The top 3 players of this list is consists of Real Madrid’s transfers. Here we have not only published most expensive transfer of players, but also most expensive managers available here. So here we go.

10. Neymar [€48.6M From Santos to Barcelona]
 Neymar Expensive players In the list of top 10 expensive transfers, the countdown starts from Brazilian star forward Neymar. He is at tenth position in most expensive transfer. The player changed his club from Brazilian club Santos to Spanish club Barcelona with total of 48.6 million pounds. He made this contract with Spanish club in the year of 2013.

 

The player got attraction of professional club during his performance in confederation cup. In same year, he helped his national team to win Confederation cup defeating their rivals by 3-0 in the finals in his home. In that tournament, he was awarded with Bronze shoe.

9. Fernando Torres [€50M From Liverpool to Chelsea]
 Fernando Torres So here is the player who is at ninth spot in this countdown. The former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres changed his club from Liverpool to Chelsea for which he is still playing & his team has also won UEFA Champions league & UEFA Europa tournament in his presence. Chelsea bought him with transfer fees of 50 million pounds.

 

As we have discussed about confederation cup earlier, Fernando Torres was the top goal scorer in Confederation cup of Brazil 2013. He scored 4 goals against Tahiti which they won with 10-0. Torres got the trophy of Golden shoe in that national competition.

8. Radamel Falcao [€51M From Atletico Madrid to AS Monaco]
 Radamael Falcao At the 8th position, there is Colombian player who was signed by French club with a deal of 51 million pounds. This agreement was completed in 2013 from Spanish club Atletico Madrid to AS Monaco. Currently he is playing for his new club which is performing great in French league.

 

His club AS Monaco is at second spot after Paris Saint Germain with 5 points behind after playing 21 games. In the year of 2012, Falcao got the trophy for Globe best footballer of 2012. In same year, he was man of the match of UEFA Super Cup.

7. Luis Figo [€62M From Barcelona to Real Madrid]
 Luis Figo Here is the first player who played for top 2 clubs of Spain who is at seventh spot. The Portuguese player has played for both teams of El Clasico & made a transfer of 37 million pounds from Barcelona to Real Madrid. He Joined Real Madrid in 2000.

 

Luis Figo has tasted huge level of success during his club & national career. After transfer to The Vikings, the club made him team’s captain & he played a fantastic job in both club & International duty. With The Whites, he won world’s best player award which if FIFA Ballon D’or in 2002 & was Portuguese football of the year in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 & 2000.

6. Edinson Cavani [€64M From Napoli to Paris Saint Germain]
 Edinson Cavani Most Expensive football players The French club PSG is also known for one of the richest professional football club. Edinson Cavani is the second player in top 10 most expensive transfers list by PSG. Cavani joined PSG in 2013 with a transfer fees of 55 million pounds which makes him world’s 6 expensive player.

 

Before Paris Saint Germain Cavani played for club like Danubio, Palermo & Napoli. The Uruguayan player has made 60 international appearances in his career in which he scored 20 goals so far. he can mage huge changes in the upcoming FIFA World cup 2014 Brazil.

5. Ricardo Kaka [€65M From AC Milan to Real Madrid]
 Ricardo Kaka Now it’s time to know about the player who is known for his cute smile but dynamic game. Ricardo Kaka is at fifth spot in this list with a transfer fees of 56 million pounds from AC Milan to Real Madrid. Kaka was appointed by Jose Mourinho who is current manager of English club Chelsea FC.

 

kaka has won lots of trophies including world soccer player of the year, Samba D’or, FIFA Club world cup golden ball etc. But his biggest achievement was FIFA Ballon D’or which he won in 2007 with AC Milan. But the player again joined his former club AC Milan for which he is currently playing.

4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic [€69M From Inter Milan to Barcelona]
 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Barcelona made another big deal in 2009 with Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Barca signed Zlatan with a transfer fees of 46 million pounds & he does a fantastic job at his new club. This is the last highest transfer ever made by Barcelona.

 

Ibrahimovic is known for scoring great goals & his bicycle goal against England is goal of the year 2013. Right now the player is playing for French club Paris Saint Germain wearing jersey number 10. Till now he has played for 10 top football clubs.

3. Zinedine Zidane [€75M From Juventus to Real Madrid]
 Zinedine Zidane So now we got the legend of France & Real Madrid who is at third spot in most expensive transfers of football history. Marca completed this deal with him with total amount of 46 million pounds in the year 2001. At there he joined some other legends like David Beckham, Luis Figo, Raul, Ronaldo.

 

With his presence, his France national football team won FIFA World cup 1998 & was runner of 2006. With Real Madrid he won La Liga 2002-03, Super copa de Espana in 2001, 2003, UEFA Champions league 2001-02. He also won FIFA Ballon D’or in 1998 with his former club Juventus.

2. Cristiano Ronaldo [€94M From Manchester United to Real Madrid]
 Cristiano Ronaldo Now comes the best player of our generation who is at second position in this list. Cristiano Ronaldo made a record transfer in the year of 2009 with The Vikings. The deal completed with 80 million pounds & he became second Portuguese in this list after Luis Figo.

 

In 2014, Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded with FIFA Ballon D’or 2013 award scoring 69 goals in 60 appearances in both club & international matches. Ronaldo is called as goal machine of his club. That was his second Ballon D’or & he won his first Ballon D’or with Manchester United in 2008.

1. Gareth Bale [€91-100M From Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid]
 Gareth Bale Here is the most expensive player who is at number one position in top 10 most expensive transfers. The former Tottenham Hotspur player joined his new club in 2013 with a record transfer fees of 78-85.3 million pounds. He is the only player from Wales in this list.

 

Gareth Bale is a winger player who is known for his abilities of defeating defenders & fast running. Before Marca, he played for Tottenham Hotspur & Southampton. His full name is Gareth Frank Bale who won several awards in his career.

List of Top 10 Expensive managers

Number Manager From To Transfer Fee Year
1 Andre Villas Boas FC Porto Chelsea €15M  
2 Jose Mourinho Inter Milan Real Madrid €8M  
3 Mark Hughes Blackburn Rovers Manchester City €6.2M  
4 Brenden Rodgers Swansea City Liverpool €6.2M  
5 Manuel Pellegrini Villareal Real Madrid €4M  
6 Carlo Ancelotti PSG Real Madrid €3.8M  
7 Steve Bruce Birmingham City Wigan Athletic €3.4M  
7 Steve Bruce Wigan Athletic Sunderland €3.4M  
8 Harry Redknapp Portsmouth Tottenham €2.5M  
9 Roberto Martinez Swansea City Wigan Athletic €2.5M  
10 Tony Mowbray West Brom Celtic €2.5M  

 

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One comment

  1. Get your information up to the date:

    you need to do some research on it, and you forgot James Rodriguez [£38.5m – Porto to AS Monaco]

    plus zidane should not be in the third spot, according to the my sources, he should be in the ninth place.

    here is the complete list: http://thefootballsaga.com/top-ten-most-expensive-football-transfers-before-2014/2014/01/

    i hope you wont delete this comment. 🙂

    Cheers

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