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4.- Ronaldinho to Manchester United

This one is truly legendary, as Ronaldinho was about to become one of the biggest players in recent football history regardless of where he played.

The Brazilian was in constant communication with the Manchester United officials, an imminent transfer was coming to Old Trafford.

The true villain of this tale was Sandro Rossell, who had an important position at Nike back then.

The former Barcelona president was the one who convinced the player to ignore Manchester United’s offer and sign a new contract for Barcelona on deadline day.

And the rest as they say, is history.