Football moves a lot of money, especially when the big clubs sign their stars. Sometimes transfer prices can be outrageous. With containment we will review the prices of the most expensive signings in the history of football.
The Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo became the most expensive signing in the history of football in the summer of 2009 when he was transferred to Real Madrid from Manchester United for 91 million euros. An investment that the sure white club has recovered with the sale of t-shirts from the well-known forward.
Gareth Bale almost surpassed the price of Cristiano Ronaldo in summer 2013 by signing for Real Madrid from Tottenham. The transfer figure could be 91 million euros according to the white club, or 101 according to the English press.
The star signing of the 2014/15 season of FC Barcelona has been Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez. The player from Liverpool has cost the Barça club 81 million euros.
Colombian forward James Rodríguez has been the media signing of Real Madrid for the 2014/2015 season. After its success in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it reaches the white club for 80 million euros from Monaco.
The Frenchman Zinedine Zidane was one of the great signings of Real Madrid of "the galactics". The player came from juventus for 75 million euros.
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Argentina's Di María was transferred from Real Madrid to Manchester United for 75 million euros in the 2014/15 season. The forward was the great star signing of the reds.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was a great fiasco for Barcelona, since the player was not able to adapt to the Barca game. A failure that cost Barça 66 million euros.
Kaka was signed by Florentino Pérez (Real Madrid) for 65 million euros to Milan. 4 seasons later, the player has failed to offer what the club asked for, and has returned to the Italian team for zero euros.
Colombian striker Radamel Falcao left the Atlético de Madrid mattress shirt to wear the one from Monaco. Its transfer cost 60 million euros. In the 2014/2015 season, the Colombian player was transferred to Manchester United for 65 million.
The Uruguayan Edinson Cavani has been a star signing of the French team Paris Saint Germain. The transfer has cost 64 million euros. The player has been transferred from Naples.
Luis Figo left Barcelona to sign for Real Madrid in the early days of Florentino Pérez in charge of the Madrid entity. Its transfer cost 60 million euros.
The Spanish Fernando Torres signed in 2011 for Chelsea from Liverpool. The signing was closed for 58 million euros.
The Brazilian Neymar has arrived at the Barca club in summer 2014 from Santos. His controversial signing (because the transfer price has not been made official) seems to be over 57 million euros.
And so far the most expensive transfers of football. Incredible signings of the biggest teams looking for their stars at the price of gold.