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Top 10 most expensive players of all time: 4 - Cristiano Ronaldo
In 2009 Ronaldo smashed the world record for the highest paid transfer fee when he left Manchester United for Real Madrid, with an estimated buyout clause of just under £1billion in his contract.
The global icon made his first transfer in 2003 when he left Sporting Lisbon and joined Man United.
With a combined fee of nearly £100million, some could even say it was money well spent!
Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United, £12.240.000
Manchester United to Real Madrid, £80.000.000
Total transfer fee: £92.240.000
(Figures quoted from the Press)
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