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REAL MADRID

15 players who shone and still shine after leaving Real Madrid

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Raúl González Blanco

After 16 seasons with Real Madrid, Raúl arrived at Schalke 04 in 2010 and spent two campaigns with the Bundesliga side.

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Raúl González Blanco

After 16 seasons with Real Madrid, Raúl arrived at Schalke 04 in 2010 and spent two campaigns with the Bundesliga side.

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Gonzalo Higuaín

Higuaín left Madrid and moved to SSC Napoli playing with the Neapolitan side for three seasons.

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Gonzalo Higuaín

In 2016 he switched to Juventus, with his signature converting him in the most expensive signing in the Italian game.

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Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández

The Mexican moved to Bayer Leverkusen on loan in 2015 after Madrid passed on the option to buy.

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Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández

After two seasons in Germany, he moved to London joining West Ham United.

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Jose María Callejón

Callejon move to Naples in 2013, looking for playing time he was not getting at Madrid.

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Jose María Callejón

Callejon remains with Napoli and is considered one of the finest marksmen in Calcio.

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Mesut Özil

The German international moved to London in 2013 after three seasons with Madrid.

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Mesut Özil

Despite an indifferent start with Arsenal, the player is now considered as a pivotal player in the current team.

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Xabi Alonso

Alonso moved to Bavaria after his 5 seasons with Real Madrid.

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Xabi Alonso

The Basque player hung up his boots at the end of last seasons after three seasons with the Munich based side.

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Di María

Di Maria moved to Manchester United in 2014 but his time at Old Trafford was marred with injury problems. He moved to PSG the following summer.

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Di María

"El Fideo" is still a key player for the Ligue 1 side and was on the score-sheet in last weekend's domestic win over Nice.

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Sami Khedira

After becoming a free agent, the German midfielder moved to Turin and is still an integral player for Juve.

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Sami Khedira

The German player bagged a hat-trick in last week's 2-6 demolition of Udinese.

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Arjen Robben

In August 2009 Madrid decided to sell Robben to Bayern Munich

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Arjen Robben

The Dutch player still remains a key player for the Munich based outfit despite calling time on his international career recently.

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Álvaro Morata

Morata moved to Chelsea in August this year for a fee of 80 million euro.

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Álvaro Morata

Morata has established himself as Chelseas's key striker.

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Wesley Sneijder

After two seasons with Real Madrid, Sneijder moved to Inter in 2009.

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Wesley Sneijder

After spells with Inter and Galatasaray, the Dutch player is now playing with Nice in Ligue 1.

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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

The Dutch player spent just one campaign at the Santiago Bernabeu before closing a move to Serie and joined Milan for a fee of 18 million euro.

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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

Huntelaar is now back in Holland playing for Ajax.

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Fernando Morientes

After eight seasons in Madrid, Morientes went on loan to AS Monaco.

Fernando Morientes

The Spanish international became the top scorer in the Champions League (2003-2004).

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Clarence Seedorf

Seedorf moved to Inter in December 2009

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Clarence Seedorf

In 2002 he made the move cross city to Milan and bagged two Champions League winners medals in 2003 and 2007.

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Raúl Albiol

In 2013 Albiol made the move to Napoli joining former team-mates Callejón and Higuaín.

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Raúl Albiol

Albiol claimed a Copa Italia and Italian super cup winners medal in 2014

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