Who is the second most expensive football player?

January 30, 2020 Off By idswater

Who is the second most expensive football player?

Highest transfer payments in association football

Rank Player From
1 Neymar Barcelona
2 Kylian Mbappé Monaco
3 Philippe Coutinho Liverpool
4 João Félix Benfica

Who is the most expensive football player of the world?

Romelu Lukaku
Sport. Chelsea’s signing of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan this week for €115m has made the 28-year-old the most expensive footballer of all time. Not to be mistaken with the highest single transfer fee, Lukaku’s five career transfers now total €327.6m, according to figures from Transfermarkt.com.

Who was the first billion pound football player?

Incidentally (pub quiz fans take note!), it was not Trevor Francis in 1979 who was the first million pound player, but Italian striker Giuseppe Savoldi in 1975 (accounting for exchange rates at the time). So how far away are we from seeing the first billion pound football player?

Who was the most expensive British footballer of all time?

And just like that Trevor Francis became the most expensive British footballer at that time. Brian Clough always said that the fee paid to Birmingham City was a pound short of £1 million at £999,999 to ensure that a million pound milestone doesn’t get into the head of a young Francis.

When was the first £1 million transfer fee in football?

These days it’s normal to see a player move for a price of £20-30 million but there was a time when just £1 million transfer fees shook a lot of people in England. It was the year 1979, Liverpool and Nottingham Forest were the two dominant forces in English football.

How much did Manchester United pay for Neymar?

^ Neymar paid his own termination clause, as is mandatory in Spain, making him a free agent. ^ Fee was to be paid over time with an initial €105 million, plus another €5 million in additional bonuses; Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola also received a reported €27m from Juventus, from a portion of aforementioned transfer fee from Manchester United.

Who was the first million pound football player?

Football tongues up and down the country were sent into a wagging frenzy as Daley became the club’s first million-pound player. With such a huge price tag hanging round his neck, it was perhaps not too surprising that Daley failed to leave a lasting impression at Maine Road.

Who was the first British football player to be sold?

Transfer fees in football seem to be spiralling out of control. It was back in 1979 that Trevor Francis became the first British footballer to command a £1 million transfer. It soon escalating and 10 years later, it was the norm for big clubs to splash £10 million on a player.

And just like that Trevor Francis became the most expensive British footballer at that time. Brian Clough always said that the fee paid to Birmingham City was a pound short of £1 million at £999,999 to ensure that a million pound milestone doesn’t get into the head of a young Francis.

These days it’s normal to see a player move for a price of £20-30 million but there was a time when just £1 million transfer fees shook a lot of people in England. It was the year 1979, Liverpool and Nottingham Forest were the two dominant forces in English football.