His mega-move from Juventus to Real Madrid in 2001, for a fee thought to be around £53 million, was then the world record and a record that was held for 8 years.
The Galácticos will not have minded as the Frenchman went onto to become one of the greatest players in the club's history.
AS Cannes to Bordeaux, £6.160.000
Bordeaux to Juventus, £3.200.000
Juventus to Real Madrid, £53.000.000
Total transfer fee: £62.360.000
(Figures quoted from the Press)