Six of The Most Expensive Soccer Transfers
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Six of The Most Expensive Soccer Transfers

Here is a list of the six most expensive transfers which have ever taken place in the footballing world.

6) Luis Figo

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Luis Figo is the most capped player for Portugal and he is one of the few players who have played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona. He transferred for Barcelona to Real Madrid at a fee of 37 million pounds. Some people consider him to be one of the greatest defenders of all time.

5) Zinedine Zidane

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Zidane has been a legendary player who is regarded as one of the best French players ever. He led the 1998 French national team to the victory of the world cup and he was the most outstanding player in the 2006 world cup. He was transferred from Juventus to Real Madrid at a transfer fee of 45 million pounds. He is famous for an incident during the 2006 world cup final against Italy in which Zidane head butted Marco Materazzi of Italy. He was sent off after that incident.

4) Fernando Torres

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Fernando Torres got transferred from Liverpool FC to Chelsea FC on the last day of the January transfer window of the year 2011. His transfer occurred for 50 million pounds. He severed Liverpool for four years before getting transferred to Chelsea. The move of Torres from Liverpool to Chelsea sparked flames amongst the Liverpool fans and most fans were disappointed by his transfer as this transfer was a very sudden and unexpected transfer.

3) Kaka

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Kaka is currently one of the best strikers in Brazil and he has been awarded with several awards. He is currently playing for Real Madrid and is a regular player in the Brazil starting 11. He was transferred from Milan to Real Madrid at a record breaking transfer fee of 56 million pounds. Kaka is also considered by many as one of the most handsome football stars in the world.

2) Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Ibrahimovic was a regular in Barcelona during their successful years. Zlatan has been made the captain of the Swedish team now. His transfer fee of 56.5 million pounds from Inter to Barcelona is the second highest transfer fee ever. He is amongst the few players who have played for all the three Italian giant clubs: AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus.

1) Christiano Ronaldo

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He is one of the most successful players of recent times and he made his name under Alex Ferguson when he was a part of Manchester United. His transfer fee of a massive 80 million pounds from Manchester United to Real Madrid is the highest transfer fee ever in the footballing history. Many people consider him to be the best player in the world and he is regarded as a competitor for Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

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