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Luis Figo Biography

Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo is a Portuguese former international footballer. He played as amidfielder for Sporting CP, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Internazionale. Figo began his career as a street footballer at U.F.C. Os Pastilhas, before joining Sporting Lisbon at the age of 11. Figo started his career at Sporting CP. He won his first senior international cap in 1991. It was with Barcelona from 1995 that his career really took off: Figo won a UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1996–97, successive Primera División titles and went on to appear 172 times for Barcelona, scoring 30 goals. In 2000, Figo made a hugely controversial move to Barcelona's bitter rivals Real Madrid. Figo's arrival signaled the beginning of Florentino Pérez's "Galáctico era". With Madrid Figo won La Liga in 2001 and 2003 as well as the 2001-02 Champions League. Figo left Real Madrid to join Internazionale in the summer of 2005 on a free transfer after his contract with Real Madrid had expired. His final game for the club was on 31 May against Atalanta at the San Siro. he freekick he scored in extra time against Roma during the Supercoppa Italiana was undisputedly his most memorable part of his time in Italy. He had a successful career highlighted by several trophy wins, including the Portuguese Cup, four La Liga titles, two Spanish Cups, three Spanish Super Cups, one UEFA Champions League title, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, two UEFA Super Cups, one Intercontinental Cup, four Serie A titles, oneItalian Cup and three Italian Super Cups.

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Top 5 players who left Barcelona for Real Madrid
Top 5 players who left Barcelona for Real Madrid
Here's a list of top players who crossed the Barca-Madrid divide
Luis Figo to Real Madrid: The dirty politics behind the world record move
Luis Figo to Real Madrid: The dirty politics behind the world record move
The move that marked the start of the Galacticos era.
FIFA U-17 World Cup: 5 Ballon d'Or Finalists who started out at the U-17 stage
FIFA U-17 World Cup: 5 Ballon d'Or Finalists who started out at the U-17 stage
5 Ballon d'Or Finalists and world class players who represented their nations in a FIFA U-17 World Cup during their careers.
7 stars who joined their rival and won the title in the very next season
7 stars who joined their rival and won the title in the very next season
Joining a rival team is usually not well received by the fans and the feeling is worsened when the player goes on to win a title.
6 European clubs who have broken their transfer record already
6 European clubs who have broken their transfer record already
What are records made for if not to be broken? These six clubs have already proven that statement right.
Ranking Real Madrid's 10 most expensive signings
Ranking Real Madrid's 10 most expensive signings
Who were Real Madrid's best and worst big-money transfers?
Best FIFA XI of all time
Best FIFA XI of all time
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo fail to make the cut.
Reports: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde targets shock move for Real Madrid midfielder
Reports: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde targets shock move for Real Madrid midfielder
Mateo Kovacic could succeed Luis Figo as the next player to cross the El Clasico divide
500 up: Real Madrid’s most deadly Champions League scorers
500 up: Real Madrid’s most deadly Champions League scorers
Zinedine Zidane's men hit a milestone on Saturday in Cardiff - but who have been their deadliest marksmen in Champions League history?
Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Luis Figo makes his choice
Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Luis Figo makes his choice
2000 Ballon d'Or winner Luis Figo was asked to choose between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
5 clubs in a great position to break the transfer record this summer
5 clubs in a great position to break the transfer record this summer
These five clubs who have both the pull and financial clout to break Paul Pogba's transfer fee in the upcoming transfer window.
5 reasons why Real Madrid is one of the most famous clubs in the world
5 reasons why Real Madrid is one of the most famous clubs in the world
Glamour, consistency, top players, an age-old rivalry, and finances are the reasons behind Real Madrid becoming as famous as it is now.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona: 5 teammates of Luis Enrique who Barca could've used in the upcoming El Clasico
Real Madrid vs Barcelona: 5 teammates of Luis Enrique who Barca could've used in the upcoming El Clasico
Luis Enrique played with some of the best at Barcelona. Who could he use in this upcoming El Clasico to shoot down Real?
5 former Zinedine Zidane teammates that Real Madrid could use in El Clasico
5 former Zinedine Zidane teammates that Real Madrid could use in El Clasico
Here are five former teammates of Zinedine Zidane that Real Madrid could use next weekend.
Real Madrid's original Galacticos: Where are they now?
Real Madrid's original Galacticos: Where are they now?
We take a look at the whereabouts of the original Galacticos of Real Madrid.
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