Six Messi World Cup shirts up for auction, record estimate of 10 million dollars. All true. Six club shirts are up for auctionArgentina used by Lionel Messi during his matches in the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
They were worn by the Argentine captain during the first half of the final, the semi-final, the quarter-final, the round of 16 and two of the three group stage matches. There series of six white and light blue shirts of Argentina will be offered in an online sale open to offers from November 30th to December 14th.
Messi, the World Cup shirts like pure gold
The extraordinary collection is estimated at over $10 million. And it is set to become the most valuable collection of sports memorabilia ever sold at auction.
The sale was organized by the US startup AC Momento, which collaborates with high-profile athletes (such as Messi) to help them manage their collections of sports memorabilia.
A portion of the proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Únicas Project. Which is led by the Sant Joan de Déu (Sjd) pediatric hospital in Barcelona – with the support of the Leo Messi Foundation – to help children suffering from rare diseases.
This project follows the work that the Leo Messi Foundation has completed with the Sjd Barcelona Children’s Hospital Pediatric Cancer Center, which treats 400 children with cancer every year.
The shirts will be displayed at Sotheby’s headquarters in New York. In an exhibition open to the public and free from November 30th to December 14th.
John Brennan, founder and CEO of AC Momento, said that « the winner of this sale will enjoy a profound connection with the culminating moment of the career of the greatest player of all time. And he will own the most important collection of football shirts of any single event in the history of the sport.”
Maybe a little expensive, but a nice memory.
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