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The 10 most expensive signings in Real Madrid history

10. Rodrygo

The Brazilian signed with Real Madrid in June 2018 and is currently on loan at Santos. He cost €40 million.

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9. Ronaldo Nazário

Ronaldo Nazario. The Brazilian legend signed from Inter Milan at a cost of €45 million in 2002.

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8. Vinicius

The Brazilian was introduced to the Santiago Bernabéu in July 2018 after signing from Flamengo for €45 million.

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7. Militao

The Brazilian defender is the latest Real Madrid signing and he arrives in the summer from Porto for €50 million.

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6. Luis Figo

It was one of the most expensive signings Real Madrid made to another Spanish side. In this case, it was from Barcelona and they sent €60 million to their rivals for the Portuguese attacking midfielder.

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5. Kaká

It was one of the more disappointing signings in Madrid history. In 2009, Real Madrid signed Kaka for €67 million from AC Milan and in 2013 the Brazilian left for free back to where he came from.

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4. Zidane

In the summer of 2001, The French midfielder signed from Juventus for €75 million.

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3. James Rodríguez

The Colombian signed with Real Madrid in the summer of 2014 for €80 million for six seasons before leaving to go on loan to Bayern Munich in 2017.

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2. Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese signed for Real Madrid on 11 June 2009 from Manchester United at a cost of €96 million, which was the most expensive signing in the club's history, until Gareth Bale arrived in 2013.

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1. Gareth Bale

On 31 August 2013, Real Madrid broke their transfer record to sign Bale for €91 million from Tottenham Hostpur. However, Football Leaks revealed that an additional €10 million needed to be added to that sum for money handed over when the agreement was initially agreed. That brought the total of transfer deal to €100.759.417.

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