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Top 5 strangest Real Madrid transfers in football history

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3.- Jonathan Woodgate

After Steve McManaman’s successful time at Real Madrid, the club wanted to bring another Englishman who could accompany David Beckham. The problem was that this player was never at the level of the other ‘Galacticos’.

During his second year, the club decided to loan him to Middlesbrough and left him there. Perhaps his most successful era came at Tottenham Hotspur between 2009 and 2011.

This was when he played on a regular basis. But if you ask him, Woodgate would prefer to forget about his time at Real Madrid.