FIFA Football World Cup (2022) During Argentina’s victorious campaign in lionel messi The auction of six shirts (jerseys) worn by him is expected to fetch more than one crore dollars (about Rs 83 crore). According to auction house Sotheby’s, this could become the most valuable collection of sports memorabilia ever made.
Six out of seven jerseys will be auctioned
Sotheby’s said on Monday it would put six of the seven jerseys worn by Argentina captain Lionel Messi in Qatar up for sale in New York. Which also includes the jersey he wore during the dramatic victory in the final against France. Messi, like many other football players, often swaps his shirt with someone from the rival team at the end of each match.
Winner decided in penalty shootout
Argentina won their third World Cup by defeating France in a penalty shootout after a 3–3 draw in the FIFA World Cup final at Lusail Stadium. Messi scored two goals for his country in this match. Winning the World Cup was a dream for Messi and he won the World Cup title in 2022 on his own. Argentina faced a tough competition from France in the final.