Altogether, 2011 brought us a year that we will never forget. Even though there were massive news stories such as the Arab Spring that took place throughout the year, football never left the world's spotlight due to some massive occurrences.
This included some stories that broke apart some stable connections throughout the football universe. Who would have guessed that a player such as a Fernando Torres would move to Chelsea and struggle mightily or Carlos Tevez finally appearing to leave Manchester for good?
These stories helped to make 2011 a particularly memorable year in world football. Here are 10 of the biggest breakups that happened in football in 2011.