World Soccer

Juan FIGER (1934-2021)


Prolific agent who represente­d a number of high-profile, mostly Brazilian, players. Figer was involved in some of the most significan­t deals of the century, including Luis Figo’s highly-controvers­ial transfer from Barcelona to Real Madrid. He also brokered Robinho’s move from Santos to Real Madrid, as well as his subsequent £32.5m transfer to Manchester City

– a then-Premier League record.

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