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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31885037 Most expensive transfers Most+expensive+transfers World

Gareth Bale's monster transfer fee of $132 million set the new mark for the rights to a player. What are the other priciest moves? We take a look at the most expensive transfer fees of all time.

Contract numbers and adjustments courtesy of Forbes.

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886750 Cristiano Ronaldo (2009), from Manchester United to Real Madrid Cristiano+Ronaldo+%282009%29%2C+from+Manchester+United+to+Real+Madrid World

 

A global face of the biggest sport in the world, Real paid a world-record sum for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009. Already considered one of the greatest footballers to ever play the game, Ronaldo entered the 2013 season at the age of just 28. Captain of the Portugal national team, Ronaldo holds countless goal-scoring records for both his club and La Liga.

Original Fee: $130 million, Adjusted for inflation: $141 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886747 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2009), from Inter Milan to Barcelona Zlatan+Ibrahimovic+%282009%29%2C+from+Inter+Milan+to+Barcelona World

Ibrahimovic had an extremely short stint with Barca, but was effective when called upon. After five seasons of success in Serie A, the Swedish target man made the big-money move to Barcelona. He made 29 league appearances for the Catalans, scoring 16 goals in his only season with the club. Ibrahimovic soon found himself back in Italy playing with AC Milan.

Original Fee: $94 million, Adjusted for inflation: $102 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886748 Kaka (2009), from AC Milan to Real Madrid Kaka+%282009%29%2C+from+AC+Milan+to+Real+Madrid World

After a remarkably successful six seasons with AC Milan (including winning the Ballon d'Or in 2007), Brazilian midfielder Kaka found himself snapped up by Spanish giants Real Madrid. Since his arrival in Madrid, Kaka has enjoyed a waning degree of success. An knee injury sidelined the player for months, and his playing time with Real Madrid has curtailed considerably.

Original Fee: $90 million, Adjusted for inflation: $98 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31885874 Zinedine Zidane (2001), from Juventus to Real Madrid Zinedine+Zidane+%282001%29%2C+from+Juventus+to+Real+Madrid World

Zidane said he hoped his then world-record transfer fee to Real Madrid from Juventus would pay off with a Champions League medal. In 2002, Zidane completed his personal quadruple, guiding Real past Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League Final with a sensational match-winning goal.

Original Fee: $65 million, Adjusted for inflation: $85 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886749 Fernando Torres (2011), from Liverpool to Chelsea Fernando+Torres+%282011%29%2C+from+Liverpool+to+Chelsea+ World

Torres' time in Chelsea has been hit-or-miss, at best. After scoring a whopping 65 goals in 102 appearances with Liverpool, the Spanish striker found the back of the net just 11 times in his first full season with the Blues.

Original Fee: $79 million, Adjusted for inflation: $81 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886746 Hernan Crespo (2000), from Parma to Lazio Hernan+Crespo+%282000%29%2C+from+Parma+to+Lazio World

Lazio's move to acquire Crespo paid off immediately for the Italian side. In his first season with the club, Crespo wound up leading all of Serie A with 26 goals. Crespo, however, stayed with Lazio for two seasons before being sold to Inter Milan.

Original Fee: $60 million, Adjusted for inflation: $81 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31885873 Radamel Falcao (2013), from Atletico Madrid to Monaco Radamel+Falcao+%282013%29%2C+from+Atletico+Madrid+to+Monaco World

A storied club, Monaco, were on the verge of becoming an afterthought in France until they went out and acquired one of the biggest up-front talents in the world this year. It remains to be seen how successful Falcao will be, but it bears remembering that he found the back of the net 52 times in 67 appearances with his former club, Atletico Madrid.

Original Fee: $77 million, Adjusted for inflation: $77 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31885872 Luis Figo (2000), from Barcelona to Real Madrid Luis+Figo+%282000%29%2C+from+Barcelona+to+Real+Madrid World

 

When Luis Figo made the surprise move from Barcelona to hated rival Real Madrid, Barca fans understandably felt betrayed. Madrid fans we pleased, however, as Figo had five successful years in Spain's capital.

Original Fee: $56 million, Adjusted for inflation: $76 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886744 Neymar (2013), from Santos to Barcelona Neymar+%282013%29%2C+from+Santos+to+Barcelona World

The jury is still out on whether Barcelona's purchase of Neymar was an expensive mistake or a shrewd acquisition, but early returns definitely point toward the latter.

Original Fee: $74 million, Adjusted for inflation: $74 million

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World 2018 43 Most expensive transfer moves of all-time 31886743 Andriy Shevchenko (2006), from AC Milan to Chelsea Andriy+Shevchenko+%282006%29%2C+from+AC+Milan+to+Chelsea World

When Sheva arrived in London from AC Milan, Blues fans and brass were delighted. Their joy was soon tempered, however, as Shevchenko's goal-scoring prowess proved to be inconsistent. He finished his first campaign with Chelsea with 14 goals in 51 games. The rest of his Chelsea career was marred by injuries and an inability to remain in the starting XI.

Original Fee: $58 million, Adjusted for inflation: $66 million

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