Madness has returned for the myth of Michael Jordan after the premiere of the new series dedicated to his life that Netflix offers ‘The last dance’. Although Jordan was a trending world Topic on Monday, at an auction he became the main protagonist.
04/21/2020 at 13:14
A shirt of the historic Chicago Bulls player sold at a much higher price than expected. It was one of the products of the auction and it was specifically the shirt that Michael Jordan wore in the American basketball team of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, the famous ‘Dream Team’. Do you want to know how much was paid for it? no less than $ 216,000 as explained by Robert Edwards Auctions.
However, it is not the best price paid for a shirt by the legendary American player. In another auction, a total of $ 274,000 was paid for the one he used at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Second time this shirt is auctioned
The curious thing is that the shirt he used in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics had already been auctioned previously in a charity event the same year as the Barcelona Games. At that time, $ 17,500 was paid for it.
Jordan’s shirt also has added value, since it comes with an inscription written by the player himself on the right side of the garment. The message that the best basketball player of all time wrote is the following: “Best wishes / Michael Jordan & rdquor; on the right side of the white cloth shirt.
A mythical team
United States won the gold medal at the 1992 Games and he was known as the ‘Dream Team’, since he played figures such as ‘Magic’ Johnson, Larry Bird, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, Patrick Ewing, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, John Stockton, David Robinson and Chris Mullin , all members of the Hall of Fame.
“Michael Jordan is probably the most iconic athlete of all time, won six NBA titles and two Olympic gold medals & rdquor ;, said Robert Edward Auctions President Brian Dwyer in a statement.
Collectors appreciated a rare opportunity to own a Jordan jersey in the 1992 Dream Team, the best team ever assembled in the history of basketball & rdquor;he added.