Photos: 5 most expensive footballers in the world

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Bengaluru, July 27: Juventus bought Argentine international striker Gonzalo Higuain for £75.3 million (€90 million) yesterday (July 26) from Napoli which is the third most expensive deal for footballer.

The Argentine also became the most expensive striker in the history beating Luis Suarez's price of £75 million paid by FC Barcelona in 2014.

The other members in this list are Gareth Bale most expensive, followed by Cristiano Ronaldo in second position and James Rodriguez in the fifth position.

Here is the list of top 5 most expensive footballers:

Gareth Bale

Welsh international Gareth Bale is the most expensive footballer in the world currently. La Liga giants Real Madrid had bough the attacker for £86 million from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013.

Cristiano Ronaldo

One of the best footballers in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo was the most expensive footballer in the world until 2013, when Gareth Bale broke the record. Real Madrid had bough Ronaldo for £80 million.

Gonzalo Higuain

The latest entry in this list is Argentine international Gonzalo Higuain after the player was bought for £75.3 million by Juventus yesterday (July 26).

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez became the most expensive striker in 2014 after FC Barcelona bought the Uruguayan for £75 million from Liverpool. The record is now broken by Juventus as they bought Higuain.

James Rodriguez

Yet another record created by Real Madrid as they bought Colombian international James Rodriguez for £63 million from AS Monaco in 2014. He is the fifth most expensive footballer.

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