Over 113 years of GLOBAL player transfers on a map and video

Joe Marston Preston North End

Australian Joe Marston left the boondocks of Australia for Preston North End in England in 1950.

They have missed a few – specifically the transfer of the Australian Joe Marston to Engand’s Preston North End in 1950 – but, hey, don’t let small details get in the way of a fascinating project and beautiful graphic.

Here’s 113 years of global player transfers on a map and video.

The increase in the number of transfers, Dollar/Euro values, and the sheer weight of the north-south migratory patterns reveal just how much the “World Game” has become the, erm, world game.

Football Player Transfers in 60 seconds from mac bryla on Vimeo.

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