Most Expensive Football Transfers: How the Money Flows

From team
To team

This Sankey diagram was created by Ramiro Gómez (@yaph) with data obtained from Transfermarkt on December 1, 2013.

This visualization shows the money flow between teams for the 50 most expensive transfers in football history.

The size of the team rectangles corresponds to the total amount of money for transfers from (left) or to the team (right) and the thickness of the lines between teams to the sum of transfers from one team to the other.

Click on a rectangle or line to see a breakdown of the corresponding transfers.

Key Figures

Total amount of money spent in all transfers:

Team that spent the most money:

Team that earned the most money:

Highest valued player across all transfers:

Money Flow between Teams


Transfer Breakdown:

#PlayerFrom teamTo teamSeasonTransfer fee