An autographed jersey of Michael Jordan dating back to the olympic Games of Barcelona in 1992, has found a buyer for the tidy sum of $ 216,000 at auction, on Sunday evening.
This is what was stated by the company, Robert Edward Auctions in the newspaper “USA Today”. It is the second largest amount paid in history for a sweater of Jordan, according to the website of the company. The initial bet was $ 25,000 as of the date of 7 April and the auction ended on the same day of the first broadcast network to ESPN a documentary (“The Last Dance”) on the legend of the basketball.
The piece of the collection is in fact a “jersey” of the american team olympic – the famous Dream Team – worn by Jordan in Spain. In fact, he had donned a few times, especially during duels against Argentina and Canada, as well as in the final against Croatia. The representatives of the country of Uncle Sam had also won the gold medal, the second of two for MJ after the one obtained in Los Angeles eight years earlier.
In September 1992, the bib number 9 of the famous player had been purchased at a cost of $ 17,500 and the cash received had been donated to the Foundation Michael Jordan. The last time he found himself at the auction dated from the spring of 2013. A buyer had purchased it for 53 to $325.