While Real Madrid fans have been critical of the club's transfer strategy in recent years, with Eden Hazard's failed €100m signing hanging in the balance in a way few could have predicted, Florentino Perez and the club's hierarchy have one of the main Casting examples. success we've ever seen.
The core of the Champions League three-peat club was built by Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Casemiro. Kroos has been dubbed the "transfer of the century" by his agent and while there is certainly an element of self-aggrandizement, Real should be applauded for signing one of the best midfielders of all time for €30m.
Modric is also an all-time great, in an even higher echelon than Kroos. In his day, Modric's overall gameplay is unparalleled, and how he managed to maintain that level for so many years