Brendon Fevola says he signed for Brisbane for more money, after also garnishing interest from several other clubs.
Speaking on SEN radio, Fevola, said he had offers from multiple clubs after being sacked by the Blues.
“I had a few clubs, more than a few clubs, wanting me to play for them,” Fevola said.
“I actually went to Brisbane for more money and got an extra year so got a bigger contract than I was on at Carlton.
“St Kilda, I spoke to them but would have had to take a bit of a pay cut because they had some big boys on big money – and I wasn’t going to do that.
“And Carlton wouldn’t trade with Collingwood.”
Fevola kicked 89 goals in his final season with Carlton in 2009, before the club became fed up with his off-field antics.
He then played one season with Brisbane in 2010, before he was also sacked by Brisbane in February of 2011 after further off-field controversies.