2 Luis Suarez: Barcelona to Inter Milan, 1961 for £142,000. The world's first six-figure deal.
3 Guiseppe Savoldi: Bologna to Napoli in 1975 for £1.2m, the world's first million-pound player.
4 Jean Pierre-Papin: Marseille to AC Milan in 1992 for £10m. World's first first £10m player.
5 Alan Shearer: Blackburn to New-castle, 1996 for £15m. Became Newcastle's all-time leading scorer.
6 Denilson: Sao Paulo to Real Betis, 1998, £21.5m. First £20m transfer.
7 Christian Vieri: Lazio to Inter Milan in 1999 for £32m. First player to cost more than £30m.
8 Kaka: AC Milan to Real Madrid, 2009, £56m. First transfer deal to break the £50m barrier.
9 Christiano Ronaldo: Manchester Utd to Real Madrid, 2009 for £80m. Broke new ground just days after the Kaka deal.
10 Gareth Bale: Spurs to Real Madrid, 2013, £85m. This week's long-awaited move saw the Welsh winger command the world's highest ever transfer fee.