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Top Signings In Football History

Football is not only a sport, but a sport that is treated as a professional business, were prominent deals are made. A lot of players, managers and agencies cash in on the deals. After-all soccer players earn a living out of playing the sport. Football clubs are willing to spend as much as they can to bring the best of skilled and talented players, in order for them to succeed in all their tournaments. We see them making huge signings season in and season out. Here are the top signings in footballs history.

1) Gareth Bale          gareth-bale_2576666b

He was signed from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2013, the signing fee was 91-100 million.

 

 

2) Christiano Ronaldo      Real Madrid v Manchester United - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

He was signed from Manchester City to Real Madrid in 2009, the signing fee was 94 million.

 

3) Zinede Zidane    Zinedine Zidane

He was signed from Juventus to Real Madrid in 2001, the signing fee was 75 million.

4) Zlatan Ibrahimovic Zlatan Ibrahimovic

He was signed from Inter to Barcelona in 2009, the signing fee was 69 million.

5) Kaka kaka_0

He was signed from Milan to Real Madrid in 2009, the signing fee was 65 million.

 

6) Edinson Cavani Edinson Cavani

He was signed from Napoli to Paris Saint-Germain in 2013, the signing fee was 64 million.

 

7) Luis Figo Luis Figo

He was signed from Barcelona to Real Madrid in 2000, the signing fee was 62 million.

8) Radamel Falcaoradamel-falcao_0

He was signed from Atletico Madrid to AS Monaco in 2013, the signing fee was 60 million.

 

 

9) Fernando TorresFernando Torres

He was signed from Liverpool to Chelsea in 2011, the signing fee was 58 million.

 

10) Neymarneymar

He was signed from Santos to Barcelona in 2013, the signing fee was 57.1 million.

11) Hernan CrespoHernan-Crespo

He was signed from Parma to Lazio in 2000, the signing fee was 56 million.

 

12) Carlos Tevez Carlos-Tevez-007

He was signed from Manchester United to Manchester City in 2009, the signing fee was 53 million.

13) Mesut Ozilmesut-ozil-getty_2830088b

He was signed from Real Madrid to Arsenal in 2013, the signing fee was 50 million.

 

 

14) Gaizka MendietaGaizka Mendieta

He was signed from Valencia to Lazio in 2001, the signing fee was 48 million.

15) Radamel Falcao radamel-falcao_0

He was signed from to Porto to Atletico Madrid 2011, the signing fee was 47 million.

16) James RodriguezJames-Rodriguez_2839089

He was signed from Porto to AS Monaco in 2013, the signing fee was 45 million.

17) Sergio Aguerosergio-aguero-449477

He was signed from Atletico Madrid to Manchester City in 2011, the signing fee was 45 million.

18) Hulk hulk

He was signed from Porto to Zenit in 2012, the signing fee was 45 million.

19) Gianluigi Buffon Gianluigi-Buffon

He was signed from Parma to Juventus in 2001, the signing fee was 45 million.

20) Ronaldoronaldo-brazil-wallpaper-20

He was signed from Inter to Real Madrid in 2001, the signing fee was 45 million.

21) Juan MataJuan-Mata-Man-United

He was signed from Chelsea to Manchester City in 2014, the signing fee was 44.8 million.

 

22) Rio Ferdinandrio-ferdinand-008

He was signed from Leeds United to Manchester City in 2002, the signing fee was 44.8 million.

23) Lucas Mouralucas-moura_2285867b

He was signed from Sao Paula to Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, the signing fee was 44.3 million.

24) Andriy ShevchenkoAndriy-Shevchenko-Ukraine-001

He was signed from Milan to Chelsea in 2006, the signing fee was 43.78 million.

 

25) Christian VieriChristian-Vieri1

He was signed from Lazio to Inter in 1999, the signing fee was 43 million.

26) Juan VeronJuan Veron

He was signed from Lazio to Manchester United in 2001, the signing fee was 42.6 million.

 

27) Robinho Robinho-001

He was signed from Real Madrid to Manchester City in 2008, the signing fee was 42.5 million.

28) Thiago Silva Thiago-Silva-008

He was signed from Milan to Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, the signing fee was 42 million.

29) Luka Modricluka modric

He was signed from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2012, the signing fee was 42 million.

 

30) Andy Carollandy caroll

He was signed from Newcastle United to Liverpool in 2011, the signing fee was 41 million.

31) Pavel Nedvedpavel

He was signed from Lazio to Juventus in 2001, the signing fee was 41 million.

32) Marc OvermarsMarc_Overmars__15_8_08

He was signed from Arsenal to Barcelona on 2000, the signing fee was 40.6 million.

33) David VillaBarcelona's forward David Villa

He was signed from Valencia to Barcelona in 2010, the signing fee was 40 million.

34) Javier Pastorejavier-pastore-paris-saint-germain_3061546

He was signed from Palermo to Paris Saint-Germain in 2011, the signing fee was 40 million.

35) Cesc FabregasCesc Fabregas

He was signed from Arsenal to Barcelona in 2011, the signing fee was 40 million.

36) Javi Martinezjavi martinz

He was signed from Athletic Bilbao to Bayern Munich in 2012, the signing fee was 40 million

37) Axel Witselaxel

He was signed from Benfica to Zenit in 2012, the signing fee was 40 million.

38) Gonzalo HiguainGonzalo Higuain

He was signed from Real Madrid to Napoli in 2013, the signing fee was 39 million.

39) Asier IIIarramendiasier

He was signed from Real Sociedad to Real Madrid in 2013, the signing fee was 39 million

 

40) Dimitar Berbatovdimitar-berb_2280892b

He was signed from Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester United in 2008, the signing fee was 38 million.

41) Micheal EssienMichael-Essien

He was signed from Lyon to Chelsea in 2005, the signing fee was 38 million.

42) Eden Hazardeden-hazard-belgium-football_3047431

He was signed from Lille to Chelsea in 2012, the signing fee was 37.5 million.

43) Mario GotzeMario-Gotze-PI_2013042305561891_660_320

He was signed from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich in 2013, the signing fee was 37 million.

44) Wayne RooneyManchester United v Wigan Athletic - Premier League

He was signed from Everton to Manchester United in 2004, the signing fee was 37 million.

45) David Beckamdavid-beckham

He was signed from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2003, the signing fee was 36 million.

46) Arjen RobbenArjen-Robben-verlängert-beim-FC

He was signed from Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2007, the signing fee was 36 million.

47) Didier DrogbaDidier-Drogba--008

He was signed from Marseille to Chelsea in 2004, the signing fee was 36 million.

48) Lillian Thuramlillian

He was signed from Parma to Juventus in 2001, the signing fee was 35.85 million.

49) Xabi AlonsoXabi-Alonso-12

He was signed from Liverpool to Real Madrid in 2009, the signing fee was 35.4 million.

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1)      Gareth Bale He was signed from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2013, the signing fee was 91-100 million. 2)      Christiano Ronaldo He was signed from Manchester City to Real Madrid in 2009, the signing fee was 94 million. 3)      Zinede Zidane He was signed from Juventus to Real Madrid in 2001, the signing fee was 75 million. 4)      Zlatan Ibrahimovic He was signed from Inter to Barcelona in 2009, the signing fee was 69 million. 5)      Kaka He was signed from Milan to Real Madrid in 2009, the signing fee was 65 million. 6)      Edinson Cavani He was signed from Napoli to Paris Saint-Germain in 2013, the signing fee was 64 million. 7)      Luis Figo He was signed from Barcelona to Real Madrid in 2000, the signing fee was 62 million. 8)      Radamel Falcao He was signed from Atletico Madrid to AS Monaco in 2013, the signing fee was 60 million. 9)      Fernando Torres He was signed from Liverpool to Chelsea in 2011, the signing fee was 58 million. 10)   Neymar He was signed from Santos to Barcelona in 2013, the signing fee was 57.1 million. 11)   Hernan Crespo He was signed from Parma to Lazio in 2000, the signing fee was 56 million. 12)   Carlos Tevez He was signed from Manchester United to Manchester City in 2009, the signed fee was 53 million. 13)   Mesut Ozil He was signed from Real Madrid to Arsenal  in 2013, the signing fee was 50 million. 14)   Gaizka Mendieta He was signed from Valencia to Lazio in 2001, the signing fee was 48 million. 15)   Radamel Falcao He was signed from to Porto to Atletico Madrid 2011, the signing fee was 47 million. 16)   James Rodriguez He was signed from Porto to AS Monaco  in 2013, the signing fee was 45 million. 17)   Sergio Aguero He was signed from Atletico Madrid to Manchester City in 2011, the signing fee was 45 million. 18)   Hulk He was signed from Porto to Zenit in 2012, the signing fee was 45 million. 19)   Gianluigi Buffon He was signed from Parma to Juventus in 2001, the signing fee was 45 million. 20)   Ronaldo He was signed from Inter to Real Madrid in 2001, the signing fee was 45 million. 21)   Juan Mata He was signed from Chelsea to Manchester City in 2014, the signing fee was 44.8 million. 22)   Rio Ferdinand He was signed from Leeds United to Manchester City in 2002, the signing fee was 44.8 million. 23)   Lucas Moura He was signed from Sao Paula to Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, the signing fee was 44.3 mllion. 24)   Andriy Shevchenko He was signed from Milan to Chelsea in 2006, the signing fee was 43.78 million. 25)   Christian Vieri He was signed from Lazio to Inter in 1999, the signing fee was 43 million. 26)   Juan Veron He was signed from Lazio to Manchester United in 2001, the signing fee was 42.6 million. 27)   Robinho He was signed from Real Madrid to Manchester City in 2008, the signing fee was 42.5 million. 28)   Thiago Silva He was signed from Milan to Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, the signing fee was 42 million. 29)   Luka Modric He was signed from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2012, the signing fee was 42 million. 30)   Andy Caroll He was signed from Newcastle United to Liverpool in 2011, the signing fee was 41 million. 31)   Pavel Nedved He was signed from Lazio to Juventus in 2001, the signing fee was 41 million. 32)   Marc Overmars He was signed from Arsenal to Barcelona on 2000, the signing fee was 40.6 million. 33)   David Villa He was signed from Valencia to Barcelona in 2010, the signing fee was 40 million. 34)   Javier Pastore He was signed from Palermo to Paris Saint-Germain in 2011, the signing fee was 40 million. 35)   Cesc Fabregas He was signed from Arsenal to Barcelona in 2011, the signing fee was 40 million. 36)   Javi Martinez He was signed from Athletic Bilbao to Bayern Munich in 2012, the signing fee was 40 million 37)   Axel Witsel He was signed from Benfica to Zenit in 2012, the signing fee was 40 million. 38)   Gonzalo Higuain He was signed from Real Madrid to Napoli in 2013, the signing fee was 39 million 39)   Asier IIIarramendi He was signed from Real Sociedad to Real Madrid in 2013, the signing fee was 39 million 40)   Dimitar Berbatov He was signed from Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester United in 2008, the signing fee was 38 million. 41)   Micheal Essien He was signed from Lyon to Chelsea in 2005, the signing fee was 38 million. 42)   Eden Hazard He was signed from Lille to Chelsea in 2012, the signing fee was 37.5 million. 43)   Mario Gotze He was signed from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich in 2013, the signing fee was 37 million. 44)   Wayne Rooney He was signed from Everton to Manchester United in 2004, the signing fee was 37 million. 45)   David Beckam He was signed from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2003, the signing fee was 36 million. 46)   Arjen Robben He was signed from Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2007, the signing fee was 36 million. 47)   Didier Drogba He was signed from Marseille to Chelsea in 2004, the signing fee was 36 million. 48)   Lillian Thuram He was signed from Parma to Juventus in 2001, the signing fee was 35.85 million. 49)   Xabi Alonso He was signed from Liverpool to Real Madrid in 2009, the signing fee was 35.4 million.

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