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Top 5 footballers to have played for Barcelona & Atletico Madrid

Top 5 footballers to have played for Barcelona & Atletico Madrid
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David Villa

David Villa, Atletico Madrid
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Villa’s standout performances for Valencia led to a €40m transfer to Barcelona in the summer of 2010. He spent the next three years at Camp Nou, providing 48 goals and 24 assists in 119 games.

But a broken leg in late 2011 spoilt the World Cup winner’s time at Barcelona. After a lengthy layoff, he returned but not quite as the same prolific striker he once was.

Villa later joined Atletico Madrid in 2013 for €2.10m for one season. While his goal count was no longer the same, the Spaniard still helped Diego Simeone’s side defy the odds to win La Liga.