It is one thing to overpay for a 48 oz steak or for an intricate woven sock comprised of the finest silk in the world. It is another to overpay for a footballer whose only guaranteed return is increased jersey sales and maybe a few more season ticket holders. Check out the article below to see some landmarks of the British transfer fee over the past 125 years. Something tells me that the last two record breakers have not exactly achieved the way they were expected to. *Cough*Cough* Fernando Torres and Andy Carroll. I hope Di Maria can break the English curse on the most expensive man in the league!