What else could be bought for Gareth Bale money?

Sep 03, 2013, 10:28 IST | MiD DAY Correspondent

After Welshman's 100 million euro move to Real Madrid, MiD DAY lists what else can be bought in the footballing terms in the same amount

2,03,062 of the costliest 2014 World Cup tickets

10,49,383 of the costliest Tottenham Hotspur tickets

Neymar + Mario Götze (with £6 million to spare)

5,667 Wayne Rooney hair transplants

Tottenham Hotspur’s new look midfield (Capoue, Eriksen, Lamela, Paulinho, Chadli with £10 million to spare)

Three Luka Modrics (with £6 million to spare)

100 MILLION euros (£85 MILLION) *Price Gareth Bale was sold for according to British newspaper reports

The progression of world-record transfers...
After Gareth Bale’s move to Real Madrid, PA Sport looks back at the historic deals that pushed the world transfer record to new levels:

£10,890 David Jack (Bolton to Arsenal, 1928)

£1,42,000 Luis Suarez (Barcelona to Inter Milan, 1961)

£1.2mil Giuseppe Savoldi (Bologna to Napoli, 1975)

£6.9mil Diego Maradona (Barcelona to Napoli, 1984)

£10mil Jean-Pierre Papin (Marseille to AC Milan, 1992)

£15mil Alan Shearer (Blackburn to Newcastle, 1996)

£21.5mil Denilson (Sao Paulo to Real Betis, 1998)

£32mil Christian Vieri (Lazio to Inter Milan, 1999)

£46mil Zinedine Zidane (Juventus to Real Madrid, 2001)

£56mil Kaka (AC Milan to Real Madrid, 2009)

£80mil Cristiano Ronaldo

(Manchester United to Real Madrid, 2009) 

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