There Had been many great transfers in football history. Out of which some were quite expensive making a record. The Highest paid transfer record was made a few days ago by A British club Manchester United for a Serie A young star player. The following list Features many star players transfers that broke world transfer record.
1. Paul Pogba For Manchester United
This young French star signed a contract from Manchester United for Serie A club Juventus on a free transfer after not renewing his contract with Manchester On 3 July 2012. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson accused Pogba of disrespecting the club saying: “It is disappointing. I don’t think he showed us any respect at all, to be honest. I’m quite happy that if they [footballers] carry on that way, they’re probably better doing it away from us.”
After 4 years of Playing in Serie A and giving great performance, A few days ago in on going summer transfer window. The new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho signed Pogba for a world record fee of €105M. Paul Pogba is now the most expensive player in football history.
2. Gareth Bale
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh footballer. He is one of the most fastest footballer. On 25 May 2007 he signed a four year deal with a British club Tottenham Hotspurs from Southampton. After playing there for four years Spanish club Real Madrid reached Bale. Bale signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on 1 September 2013 for a record fee of €100M. This is second most expensive transfer of the football history.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo a Portuguese player is one of the best player of the world. He have won 3 Ballon D’Ors. He was a the first ever Portuguese player of Manchester United. He won one Ballon D’Or with Manchester United. In 2009 Cristiano Ronaldo joined Real Madrid for a world record fee of €94M. At least 80,000 fans attended his presentation at Santiago Bernabeu. He is also one of the Top paid celebrities of the world.
4. Luis Suárez
Luis Suarez is a professional Uruguayan Player. Suarez signed a five and a half year deal with liverpool on 31 January 2011 and was liverpool’s most expensive signing. But in 2014 Suarez signed a five-year deal with spanish club FC Barcelona for €93.1M , the highest paid at that time. Now he is the number 4th most expensive transfer.
5. Gonzalo Higuain
Gonzalo Higuain is an Argentinian striker. Higuain played for Argentinian club River Plate, Spanish club Real Madrid and for an Italian club Napoli. Now in the summer transfer Higuain signed a Five-year deal with Juventus for €90M becoming the 5th most expensive Player.
Neymar is a Young Brazilian Player. Neymar used to play for a Brazilian club Santos FC. On 3rd June 2013 Neymar signed for Barca a contract that until June 2018. He signed the contract for €86.2M.
7. James Rodriguez
James Rodriguez is a Colombian Professional Footballer. He is ranked in one of the best young talents along with neymar, Pogba and many others. He has played for Envigado, Banfield, Porto and Monaco. He signed a five-year contract with Real Madrid on 22 July 2014 for a record fee of €79.8M and now has the place of 7th most expensive player in football and 3rd most expensive in Real Madrid’s History.
8. Ángel Di María
Ángel Di María is an Argentinian Professional footballer. He played for Rosario central, Benfica, Real Madrid and Manchester United. He is currently playing for French Club Paris Saint-Germain. His most expensive transfer was from Real Madrid to Manchester United which he signed at a record fee of €75M on 26 August 2014. Now he is 8th most expensive player.
9. Kevin De Bruyne
Kevin De bruyne is a Professional Belgium player plays as a Attacking Midfielder. He played for Genk, Chelsea, Werder Bremen(On loan) and Wolfsburg. He is currently playing for Manchester City. On 30 August 2015 he signed a Six-year deal with Manchester City for €75M. Now he is the 9th most expensive player.
10. Zinedine Zidane
On number 10 we have one of the greatest footballer of all time. Zinedine Zidane. A french and Real Madrid legend. He played for Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid. His most expensive transfer was from Juventus to Real Madrid which he signed for €75M(£46.6) in 2001 for 4 year. Now he is retired and managing Real Madrid.