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20Worst - Javier Saviola

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Saviola, since retired, is a former a Argentine footballer that played for FC Barcelona, much like his countryman Lionel Messi, although not nearly as good. The Argentine was a highly regarded player at his young age although his career never lived up to the potential. But in 2001, at age 19,

he moved to Barca from River Plate on a £15 million transfer. He would stay with FC Barcelona until 2007, when he would sign for their league rivals Real Madrid.

Saviola found success in his first year at the Club but the rest were a bit of a struggle. Frank Riijkard became Barcelona manager at the start of the 2003-04 season, and unfortunately Saviola was not deemed good enough to be part of his ultimate plans, and he would be loaned for the following two seasons to return for one last season with the club in 2006.

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