£2.5m-£3m! At the auction, Maradona’s “Hand of God” ball is anticipated to fetch a high price. When it is auctioned off in November, the ball thatused to score his infamous “Hand of God” goal might bring in about £3 million. In the quarterfinal of the 1986 World Cup match against England, the Argentine scored the first goal with his hand. Former Tunisian referee Ali Bin Nasser, who oversaw the game, is currently in charge of the ball. Nasser said that he was relying on his linesman to make the call because he was unable to see the incident.
On November 16, there will be a historic sports memorabilia sale that will be overseen by auctioneer Graham Budd. It seems appropriate to share this ball with the world at this time because it is a part of international football history, according to Bin Nasser. I hope the purchaser will be able to exhibit it or make it accessible to the public in some other way.
Maradona scored an incredible solo goal that has come to be renowned as the Goal of the Century not long after the contentious event. The auction will also feature a number of additional memorabilia, including Nasser’s shirt and another signed shirt that he later received from Maradona.
The shirt Maradona wore in that same game was sold earlier in May for £7.1 million, making it the most expensive piece of football history. Beginning on October 28, interested parties can place an online bid for the same, with the auction scheduled for November 16.
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