Most Expensive Player Transfers in History

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Friday, June 6th, 2014 | 1

Top 10 Expensive transfers in football

Football is a crazy sport in Europe, there is so much talent out there and so much money in the football world that clubs go out and try to buy the biggest names every year and with new owners coming from Middle East and Russia the prices and transfer fees has been increased over the last 5-7 years. Here are going to take a look at the most expensive Transfers of all time as well as which players in his career cost more transfer fee for the clubs ? Lets start with the most expensive signings of all time.


No Player Fees From  To
 1 Gareth Bale £100M Tottenham Real Madrid
 1 Cristiano Ronaldo £80M Manchester United Real Madrid
 2 Zlaten Ibrahimovic £56M Inter Milan Barcelona
Kaka £56M AC Milan Real Madrid
Radamel Falcao £55M Atletico Madrid AS Monaco
 5 Hulk £52M FC Porto Zenit
 6 Neymar £51M Santos FC Barcelona
 7 Fernando Torres £50M Liverpool  Chelsea
 8 Zidane £46M Juventus Real Madrid
9 James Rodriguez £39M FC Porto AS Monaco
 10 Luís Figo £37M Barcelona  Real Madrid


Cristiano Ronaldo (£80 Millions) – Man Utd to Real Madrid

Zlaten Ibrahimovic (£56 Millions) >> Inter to Barcelona

Kaka (£56 Millions) >> Milan to Real Madrid

Radamel Falcao (£55 Millions) >> Atletico to Monaco

Hulk (£52 Millions) >> Porto to Zenit

Neymar (£51 Millions) >> Santos to Barcelona

Fernando Torres (£50 Millions) >> Liverpool to Chelsea

Zidane (£46 Millions) >> Juventus to Real Madrid

James Rodriguez (£38 Millions) >> Porto to Monaco

Luís Figo (£37 Millions) >> Barcelona to Real Madrid

There you have it some of the biggest transfer of last 20 years in world football, one thing is to be noted that inflation has to be taken into account as Fees paid for Zidane at the transfer was much higher than the recent few transfer fees but we are talking about figuers so here are the approximate Transfer fees paid for the players, of course it is not 100% accurate as clubs often dont disclose the fees agreements and than we also have to consider things like agent fees and personal terms etc.

Now we will be writing about which player over the span of his career cost more money to clubs in his all transfer fess, for example Nicolas Anelka has played for many clubs and what is the total transfer fee paid for him by the clubs in his career ? Lets take a look at the figuers.

We will be posting a table of most expensive players in terms of all of the transfer happend regarding a certain player. please check back later.

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  • Suhrob

    On top of Ibras picture it says he moved from inter to real. Just pointinf out

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