Dino Zoff---was a goalkeeper of outstanding ability being named the 3rd greatest goalkeeper of the 20th century by the IFFHS behind Lev Yashin and Gordon Banks. He holds the record for the LONGEST playing time without allowing goals in international tournaments (1142 minutes) set between 1972 and 1974!!
2002-05 Juan Román Riquelme came under contract with Barcelona in 2002. The Argentine had established himself with Boca, but wanted to leave due to personal reasons: a brother was kidnapped, but set free. When Barca signed Ronaldinho, it put them over the roster limit for non-Spaniards. Riquelme was transferred on loan to Villarreal to make way for the Brazilian great.