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/ 80 days ago

Auction for Messi's napkin Barca deal halted for bizarre reason

An iconic event in soccer history was memorialized on a napkin when Barcelona informally recruited Lionel Messi, then 13 years old. He went on to orchestrate one of the best careers in sports history. "In Barcelona, on 14 December 2000 and the presence of Messrs. [Josep] Minguella and Horacio [Gaggioli], Carles Rexach, FC Barcelona's sporting […]


/ 235 days ago

Messi World Cup memorabilia to break sports auction records

Six of the Argentina kits Messi wore during the 2022 World Cup are going up for auction. In all likelihood, the shirts will break records for the biggest bids in the history of sports auctions. Sotheby's is listing the shirts in a bundle where the bidder will receive all the kits. The bidding group expects […]


/ 267 days ago

Rare Brazilian Pelé trading card sells for $66,000

One of the most sought-after soccer trading cards in the world entered auction earlier this week. The card, a 1958 Americana LTDA Futebol Pele rookie, is considered extremely rare. This is, of course, reflected in the card's final sale price. The auction ultimately ended on Thursday night with a winning bidder of $66,000. The history […]


/ 639 days ago

Maradona's 'Hand of God' ball to fetch around $3 million at auction

The soccer ball used in the 1986 World Cup quarter final between Argentina and England, the day of the famous 'Hand of God' goal, is set to go to auction next month, according to the BBC. While any ball used in such a big match would be historically significant, this particular one is one of […]