Football Transfers Matrix

Understanding relationships between major European football countries on football transfer market from 2009 to 2019.

What countries have historical connections on transfer market between each other in terms of transfers count and transfer fees money flow?

How these connections have changed over time?

Explore visualization of football transfers connections between countries to find answers on these questions.

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How to read it?

Each cell represents connection between pair of countries. Columns represent outcoming transfers, rows are incoming transfers. Barcharts inside each cell show values for each year since 2009. Darker colors of bars represent higher values (check the legend on the right top corner).

What data was used?

Data from transfermarkt.com which includes transfers and loans from/to clubs of the top level leagues: English Premier League, France Ligue 1, Germany Bundesliga, Italy Serie A, Netherlands Eredivisie, Portugal Primeira Liga and Spain La Liga for the period from 2009 to 2019.

Transfers/loans with less than 500 Euro fee were counted as zero fee transfer/loan.