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Sports News of Saturday, 15 June 2019

Source: Ghana Crusader

10 biggest player unveilings in football history

Eden Hazard’s Official presentation at Real Madrid made the Top 10 in terms of attendance. Around 50,000 fans turned up to welcome the Belgian player to his new club – making the third largest crowd at the Bernabéu for the presentation of a new player after Ricardo Kaká and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Today Ghanacrusader’s Joel Eshun brings you the 10 biggest player unveilings that have ever happened in the history of football and Real Madrid topped the chart by having 4 players in the top 10 (Eden Hazard, Ricardo Kaká Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodríguez)

Largest crowds to see a player presented

1. Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid (2009): 75,000 fans

2. Diego Maradona at Napoli (1984): 65,000 fans
This was more than 30 years ago. Adjusted for inflation, this would now equate to the entire population of Italy squeezing into Napoli’s stadium.

3. Ibrahimovic: Barcelona 60,000

4. Neymar: Barcelona 57,000

5. Kaká: Real Madrid 55,000

6. Eden Hazard: Real Madrid 50,000

7. Fernando Torres: Atletico Madrid 50,000

8. Carlos Tevez: Borca Juniors 45,000

9. James: Real Madrid 36,000

10. David Villa: Barcelona 35,000

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