With the recent big money signings in football Kaka, Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic etc, it is only a matter of time before the 100 million pounds barrier is broken. My favourite would be Lionel Messi, if of course he was to leave Barcelona.
Here are some of the ground breaking transfers in football history, starting with the most expensive player Christiano Ronaldo.
2009 - £80 million - Cristiano Ronaldo. Man Utd to Real Madrid
2009 - £51 million - Kaka. AC Milann to Real Madrid
1999 - £32 million - Cristian Vieri. Lazio to Inter
1998 - £21 million - Denilson. Sao Paulo to Real Betis
1992 - £10 million - Jean Pierre Papin. Marsielle to AC Milan
1984 - £5 million - Diego Maradona. Barcelona to Napoli
1975 - £1 million - Giuseppe Savoldi. Bologna to Napoli
1968 - £500,000 - Pietro Anastasi. Varese to Juventus
1961 - £150,000 - Luis Suarez. Barcelona to Inter
1928 - £10,000 - David Jack. Bolton to Arsenal
1905 - £1,000 - Alf Common. Sunderland to Middlesbrough
1893 - £100 - Willie Groves. West Brom to Aston Villa