The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his acclaimed Hand Of God goal against England at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico could be accessible for US$2 million after the Argentine’s passing on Wednesday (Nov 25), says an American games memorabilia master.
The shirt is possessed by previous England player Steve Hodge, who got it from Maradona after the match in which his endeavored back pass prompted the questionable objective that helped dump England out of the competition which Argentina proceeded to win in Mexico.
The shirt is as of now in plain view at England’s National Football Museum in Manchester.
“It’s hard to measure (the worth) with the Hand Of God shirt, however I realize that the proprietor was searching for a US$2 million private deal,” David Amerman of Goldin Auction in New Jersey advised to Reuters.
The prize is relied upon to sell for up to US$800,000 and that whole could be overshadowed if Hodge finds a purchaser for the Maradona shirt or on the off chance that he puts it available to be purchased, in spite of the fact that the 58-year-old previous midfielder may not exactly arrive at his objective cost.
“Maradona’s youngster soccer card, we as of late sold a duplicate for US$10,000. “At this moment we’re certainly observing expanded activity I’ve just got requests from individuals who have bought Maradona things on our site hoping to sell them back in our next closeout.
Limited who won’t put the shirt Maradona gave him on the open market is ex-Arsenal and Juventus player Liam Brady.
The previous Ireland midfielder played against Maradona commonly for club and nation and the Argentine gave him an abnormal number 17 shirt as opposed to his typical number 10 after a game in 1979.
“It has a huge amount of sentimental value”
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