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Football: Topmost 5 signings in Serie A before Cristiano Ronaldo

(5) Lothar Matthaus- The German international was the biggest signing in Serie A in 1988 as moved to Inter Milan from Bayern Munich. In his first season, Matthaus won Serie A title with the Cherished One. The midfielder appeared 115 times for Inter in the Italian League and scored 40 goals. (4) Zinedine Zidane- Zidane, 46, became Juventus star in 1996. The 1998 FIFA World Cup winner with France joined the Girlfriend of Italy from Bordeaux. Before moving to Real Madrid in 2001, Zidane had appeared in 151 league matches for Juve and had scored 24 goals. (3) Marco van Basten- AC Milan signed Marco van Basten from Ajax in 1987. The Netherlands international managed to appear 147 times for the Red and Blacks in Serie A and scored 90 goals. The 53-year-old won Serie A with the Italian Club three times. (2) Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima- The Brazilian legend went to Inter Milan from Barcelona in 1997. Ronaldo had stayed at the Black and Blues till 2002 before making a move to Real Madrid. Due to multiple injuries, he just appeared 68 times in the Italian League for Inter and secured 49 goals. (1) Diego Maradona- One of the grandest ever footballer joined SSC Napoli in 1884. Maradona became the greatest ever Napoli legend after playing 188 league matches for the Blues and scoring 81 goals.


  • Released : 18-Jul-2018


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