Messi’s jersey worn in FIFA World Cup 2022 auctioned, sold for 7.8 million in New York
The six jerseys worn by Lionel Messi during the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches were auctioned in New York on Thursday. This jersey of Messi was sold for a huge price of 7.8 million dollars. This has become the most valuable game auction of this year. These six jerseys also include the jersey that Messi wore in the first half against France in the final match in Qatar.
- Messi’s first jersey for FIFA World Cup 2022 was auctioned
- These jerseys were sold for a whopping price of 7.8 million dollars
- This has become the most valuable sports auction of this year
Sports Desk, New Delhi. The six jerseys worn by Lionel Messi during the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches were auctioned in New York on Thursday. In such a situation, this Messi jersey was sold at a huge price of 7.8 million dollars.
Most expensive Messi jersey purchased-
The head of Sotheby’s (where the auction took place) said that the set price of these Messi jerseys has surpassed the auction price of anything related to them. In such a situation, this has become the most valuable sports auction of this year. In such a situation, these six jerseys also include the jersey which Messi wore in the first half against France in the final match being held in Qatar.
What did the head of the museum say?
Brahma Wachter, Sotheby’s head of modern museum objects, said: “This historic shirt represents not only one of the most important moments in the history of the game, but also one of the finest moments in the career of football’s greatest player.”
🚨🚨6 of the 7 jerseys worn by Lionel Messi during the 2022 World Cup winning campaign with Argentina were sold for 𝟕,𝟖 𝐌𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐒 𝐝𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐫 𝐬 during an auction at Sotheby’s in New York. 🤯💰 pic.twitter.com/YJqqreurtT
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The most expensive jersey ever sold-
The jersey worn by Michael Jordan in the inaugural game of the 1998 NBA Finals was previously the most expensive game-worn sporting item ever purchased, having been purchased last year for $10.1 million.