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Six shirts worn by Messi at World Cup sell for over N6bn

Six football shirts worn by Argentine megastar Lionel Messi at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have sold for $7.8 million (over six billion naira)…

Six football shirts worn by Argentine megastar Lionel Messi at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have sold for $7.8 million (over six billion naira) at auction, the auction house told AFP on Thursday.

There were three bids in total on what auction house Sotheby’s described as “Lionel Messi’s match-worn iconic light blue and white, vertical striped Argentina shirts from his historic 2022 Fifa World Cup run”.

The hammer price broke the record for a sale of an item linked to the Argentine star, and is the most valuable item of sporting memorabilia sold at auction this year so far, Sotheby’s said.

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