Luis Figo

He made one of the most controversial moves in top-flight history. Figo moved from Barcelona to Clasico rivals Real Madrid for staggering £54 million at the time. PORTUGUESE WIZARD: Luis Figo is considered to be one of the great Portuguese wingers.

The Player


Starting his career at Sporting Lisbon in his native, Portugal, Figo got his big move to Barcelona in 1995, spending 5 seasons at the top with them. Figo made one of the most controversial transfers in history when he left Barcelona for Real Madrid and is still disliked at the Camp Nou to this day.


Key Skills
  • Pace
  • Link-up play
  • Dribbling


His game had goals, assists, tackles and movement, a true great of the Galacticos


Quick Facts
  • 1. 2000 Balon d'Or winner
  • 2. Won 22 major trophies
  • 3. Figo was one of the first "Galacticos"




Final Note

One of Portugal's best-ever players and achieved what most players could only dream of; Figo is a true football great.