4 footballers who rejected playing for Real Madrid

Real Madrid (Popular Spanish Club) are arguably the biggest club in which many football stars would love to play for considering the number of great players that have featured for the side.

Financially, Los Blancos are always ready to open their wallet got get any player and could break the bank for some.

Real Madrid have been involved in some mouthwatering deals in the past as it would be recalled how they signed former French international Zinedine Zidane from Juventus for a superb record fee of £77.5million  also the club have signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United, Gareth Bale from Tottenham and others.

In spite of all what Real Madrid is known for, it would be worthy to note that some players have rejected the offer to play for the team, and here we look at some of them.

1. Paul Pogba

It was widely reported in the media that Real Madrid coach Zidane wanted to sign French international Paul Pogba from Real Madrid, but the former Juventus star rejected the deal and inked a world record deal of 89 million pounds for Manchester United.

2. Marco Verratti

Marco Verratti is another youngster who turned the chance to play for Real Madrid down when he was playing for Italian side Pescara and instead joined PSG. 3. Neymar

3. Neymar

Real Madrid tried on two occasions to sign Brazilian international Neymar, but the player rejected the offer and decided to join Real Madrid bitter rivals in the Spanish League Barcelona.

4. Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti is another player that rejected the offer of joining Real Madrid and stay put at AS Roma in his football career. Totti is regarded as one of the best midfielders the world ever had.

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