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A list of all the World record transfer fees, from Alf Common's £520 transfer to Sunderland back in 1902, to the present day...

Year Fee Player Clubs
2017 £198,000,000 Neymar Barcelon to PSG
2016 £89,000,000 Paul Pogba Juventus to Man Utd
2013 £86,000,000 Gareth Bale Spurs to Real Madrid
2009 £80,000,000 Cristiano Ronaldo Man Utd to Real Madrid
2009 £56,100,000 Kaka AC Milan to Real Madrid
2001 £45,600,000 Zinedine Zidane Juventus to Real Madrid
2000 £37,000,000 Luis Figo Barcelona to Real Madrid
2000 £35,500,000 Hernan Crespo Parma to Lazio
1999 £31,000,000 Christian Vieri Lazio to Inter Milan
1998 £21,900,000 Denilson Sao Paulo to Real Betis
1997 £19,500,000 Ronaldo Barcelona to Inter Milan
1996 £15,000,000 Alan Shearer Blackburn Rovers to Newcastle Utd
1992 £13,000,000 Gianluigi Lentini Torino to AC Milan
1992 £12,500,000 Gianluca Vialli Sampdoria to Juventus
1992 £10,000,000 Jean-Pierre Papin Marseille to AC Milan
1990 £8,000,000 Roberto Baggio Fiorentina to Juventus
1987 £6,000,000 Ruud Gullit PSV Eindhoven to AC Milan
1984 £5,000,000 Diego Maradona Barcelona to Napoli
1982 £3,000,000 Diego Maradona Boca Juniors to Barcelona
1978 £1,700,000 Paolo Rossi Juventus to Lanerossi Vicenza
1975 £1,200,000 Giuseppe Savoldi Bologna to Napoli
1973 £920,000 Johan Cruyff Ajax to Barcelona
1968 £500,000 Pietro Anastasi AS Varese 1910 to Juventus
1963 £250,000 Angelo Sormani AC Mantova to Roma
1961 £142,000 Luis Suarez Barcelona to Inter Milan
1957 £94,000 Omar Sivori River Plate to Juventus
1954 £72,000 Juan Schiaffino Penarol to A.C. Milan
1952 £51,000 Hans Jeppsson Atalanta to Napoli
1932 £23,000 Bernabe Ferreyra Club Atletico Tigre to River Plate
1929 £10,890 David Jack Bolton Wanderers to Arsenal
1925 £6,550 Bob Kelly Burnley to Sunderland
1922 £5,500 Warney Cresswell South Shields to Sunderland
1922 £5,000 Sydney Puddefoot West Ham Utd to Falkirk
1920 £3,500 David Jack Plymouth Argyle to Bolton Wanderers
1914 £2,500 Percy Dawson Hearts to Blackburn Rovers
1913 £1,500 Charlie Roberts Manchester Utd to Oldham Athletic
1905 £1,000 Alf Common Sunderland to Middlesbrough
1904 £700 Andrew McCombie Sunderland to Newcastle Utd
1902 £520 Alf Common Sheffield Utd to Sunderland

Footnote: It would be interesting to know how much some of these players would be worth in today's transfer market, and also how much some of the current players would cost if they became available for a tranfer, for instance which clubs could afford to sign Ronaldo in 2020? or which clubs could afford Neymar or Messi if they suddenly became available?