This legendary footballer's jersey sells for Rs 23.51 lakh in Italy

Dec 07 2019 02:13 PM
This legendary footballer's jersey sells for Rs 23.51 lakh in Italy

Recently, the jersey worn by legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé during his last international match was sold at an auction in Italy for $ 30,000 (about Rs 23.51 lakh). Pelé, a three-time World Cup winner, wore this jersey against Yugoslavia during a friendly match played at the Mercana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro in July 1971.

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According to sources, it has been learned that this was Pelé's last match for Brazil. Pelé is 79 years old and is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. He scored 77 goals in 92 matches for Brazil. In the same auction, Argentina's legend Diego Maradona's jersey worn by Napoli in the 1989–90 season sold for 7500 euros (about 5.93 lakh rupees).

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On the other hand, talking about the sources, American basketball player Michael Jordan also tried his hand in baseball. During this time, the bat he used sold for 425 euros (about 33 thousand rupees).

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