Top 5 – Most expensive over 30s in the history of football

As we’ve seen in this transfer window, the most significant transfer fees tend to go on the young players. However, sometimes the old heads get their day.

Last summer alone saw Cristiano Ronaldo, at 33-years-old, earn a £105 million move to Juventus. That was a staggering fee for someone of his age.

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It went to show that if a player is good enough, as the Portuguese legend obviously is, then clubs will be willing to pay the price for them.

Age is no object as far as teams are concerned, so who are some of the most expensive players who were 30-years-old or more at the time of their move? We’ve taken a look at the top five.


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