Brazil is historically a hotbed of star players from which have left names like Pele, Falcao, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Romario, Zico, Garrincha, Neymar, among many other stars. Of the 20 most expensive signings in the history of football, three involve Brazilian David Luiz from Chelsea to PSG in 2014 for 63 million euros, Kaka AC Milan to Real Madrid in 2009 for 65 million euros and Neymar from Santos to Barcelona in 2013 by EUR 87 million. But the players are worth competing for the first division of the Brazilian Championship? The TransferMarket site specializes in transfers in the footballing world and according to the site, these are the most expensive players of national football:

10.Dudu – Palmeiras – R$ 26 million


Dudu is a 24 year old striker who began his professional career at Cruzeiro. For the team, it was loaned to Coritiba where he stayed a year before returning to the mining club. The speed and young technique caught the attention of Dynamo Kiev who hired the attacker for 5 million euros in 2011. For the Ukrainian team, Dudu played for two years to be loaned to Gremio in 2014 and have highlight the gaucho team. In 2015 he was hired by Palmeiras to be one of the greats of Verdão and matched the expectation with the title of the Brazil Cup where he was one of those who responsible for the achievement.

9.Dedé- Cruise – R$ 26.6 million


Dedé is one of the best defenders in Brazil.Dedé is a 27 year old defender who started his career playing for Volta Redonda in Rio de Janeiro. After grabbing attention in the Campeonato Carioca, Dedé was hired by Vasco da Gama where he played for four years and participated in 170 matches. His great performances with cruzmaltina shirt earned him 9 calls for the Brazilian national team which participated in six friendlies and 3 Super derby the Americas. At the end of 2013, he was hired by Cruise for $ 14 million, having won two titles by the mining team of the Serie A in 2013 and 2014, being awarded as the best defender of the Brazilian Championship two times.