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Report: Real Has Spent $1.4 Billion on Players Since Last UCL Title
Daily Mail , April 29th, 2014 1:19PM

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Real Madrid has spent an astonishing 830 million pounds ($1.4 billion) on players since the club last won the UEFA Champions League in 2002, the Daily Mail reports. Since Zinedine Zidane fired home that iconic winner in the final at Hampden Park, club has burned through would-be ‘Galacticos’ who were supposed to fire the club into a new era of dominance. Ronaldo, David Beckham, Michael Owen, Jonathan Woodgate, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Fabio Cannavaro, Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo have all been on Real’s books, and yet ‘La Decima’, or ‘The Tenth’, European Cup trophy still remains elusive. 

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