Pretty much everywhere in the world, with the exception of North America, soccer (or European football) is the most popular and beloved sport. Given its massive popularity, money has come to play a big role in soccer. With the impressive amounts of money gained from TV rights, publicity, ticket sales, and so on, buying a soccer team has become quite an investment. It’s no wonder why so many big shot entrepreneurs have decided to purchase various teams across the globe, over the past decade.
We would like to present you with a list of the 10 biggest transfers in soccer history, in a fashion similar to our coverage of the best European NBA players of all-time. The amounts for which the following players were sold from one team to another are simply mind-blowing. Spanish team Real Madrid must be sitting on a gold mine or something, as it is responsible for paying the fee for 4 out of the top 5 most expensive soccer transfers ever. You should see Insider Monkey's site for more information on the soccer transfers and rumors.