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Diego Maradona: 'Hand of God' shirt sold for more than £7m at auction

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Maradona scored two goals during the quarter-final game in Mexico City on June 22, 1986. The Argentine great's first goal was ruled a header, but the ball had bounced off Maradona's fist. The previous record for a piece of sportswear was $5.64 million for a Babe Ruth New York Yankees jersey in 2019.
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Times of India

Maradona's 'hand of God' World Cup jersey auctioned for $9.3 million: Sotheby's

The jersey that Argentina football legend Diego Maradona wore when scoring twice against England in the 1986 World Cup, including the infamous "hand of God" goal, was auctioned for $9.3 million, a record for any item of sports memorabilia, Sotheby's said Wednesday.

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt sells for £7.1m

The Argentina shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his 'Hand of God' goal against England at the 1986 World Cup sells for £7.1m

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' World Cup Jersey Auctioned for USD 9.3 Million

Diego Maradona's jersey that he wore while scoring the most famous and infamous goal in the history of football against England in the 1986 World Cup was auctioned for $9.3 million

3 months ago·India
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Reuters

Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt sold for 7.1 mln pounds

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored two of the most famous goals in soccer history was sold for 7.14 million pounds ($8.93 million) on Wednesday, marking a new auction record for an item of sports memorabilia.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Diego Maradona ‘hand of God’ shirt sold for record £7.1m at auction

Blue Argentina No 10 jersey kept by England player Steve Hodge beats mark set by 1892 Olympic manifesto

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Sale of Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt sets sports memorabilia auction record | CBC Sports

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the controversial "Hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup has sold for 7.1 million pounds (about $11.34 million), the highest price ever paid at auction for a piece of sports memorabilia.

3 months ago·Canada
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