Auction of Messi’s 2022 World Cup Argentina jerseys brings in $7.8 million

The iconic shirts worn by soccer legend Lionel Messi during Argentina’s historic 2022 World Cup campaign have fetched an astronomical $7.8 million at auction. The six shirts, including the one worn during the final victory over France, were sold to an anonymous bidder at Sotheby’s New York. This sets a new record for Messi memorabilia and marks the highest price paid for sports memorabilia at auction this year. The proceeds from the auction will also benefit the UNICAS Project, helping children suffering from rare diseases.

Lionel Messi’s historic 2022 World Cup shirts, which includes the one from Argentina’s victory over France in the final, were sold for $7.8 million at auction on Thursday. This broke records for Messi memorabilia, providing a glimpse of the high demand for sports memorabilia. The auction also supports charity through a donation to UNICAS Project, led by Sant Joan de Déu (SJD) Barcelona Children’s Hospital to help children suffering from rare diseases.

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