Soccer Players

    If you’re a big soccer fan then you will probably know some of the people I am about to talk about. In Soccer there is a system where soccer teams are able to transfer players to there team by "buying" them. Most people know that Lionel Messi is one of the best players in the world who plays for Argentina's national soccer team and is also on FC Barcelona.  But Lionel Messi isn’t exactly one of the most expensive soccer player transfers.  Some of the top 5 expensive players/transfers consist of Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez, and Zinedine Zidane. A few of these amazing players even have there own line of shoes like Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are both paired up with companys to sell there own shoes. Ronaldo works with Nike and Messi works with Adidas. Both of these buissness have had great success selling there shoes over the years. Over the years there has been a fued in the soccer world of who is a better player. Although Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be one of the top expensive soccer players, this might change due to rumors spreading saying Messi might leave Barcelona, who is worth over $200 million.
    Most of these amazing players were transfered on to big time teams. The most expensive transfer in soccer history is said to be Gareth Bale. Bale was orginally from Tottenham and was transfered to Real Madrid in 2013. Along with Gareth the second most expensive player is Cristiano Ronaldo, coming from Manchester United & transferring over to Real Madrid. Luis Saurez is the 3rd most expensive player coming from Liverpool and transferring to Barcelona in 2014. James Rodriguez is one of the newly expensive transfers, barely transferring to Real Madrid last July, costing over $108 million dollars which makes him part of the top players worth over 100 million dollars.

Soccer Facts :
1.Soccer is known as football everywhere in the world except the United States
2. Soccer was originally called basket-ball
3. Canada's national sport is soccer
4. Soccer balls used to be made out of inflated stomach tissue of executed Irish prisoners