A rock in the heart of the defense during a hugely successful spell at Old Trafford,

Stam's move to Lazio in 2001 came as a shock.

It was later revealed that in his Autobiography by Alex Ferguson Dutchman

was angered by the remarks made where he alleged

That Scott had approached them to sign without PSV's permission.

It was more a departure on bad terms with Fergie than the club,

The manager was so big that he later admitted in 2007

That selling the defender was a mistake.

One of the most controversial transfers of all time

Which was for a then world record £37 million fee.

This was the beginning of Real's Galactico era,

What inspired the arrival of Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo

But Figo's return to Barcelona was eventful to say the least.