Just over a month after Michael Jordan’s sneakers sold at auction for a record amount, his 1992 Olympic jersey has now fetched more than three million dollars.
The auction of the signed jerseys of all 12 members of the American basketball team at the time, which, due to the many NBA stars, was concluded today at the online auction of the Goldin website in to her even before the start of the basketball tournament in Barcelona was called the “Dream Team” (Dream Team). As is known, these were the first Olympic Games in which American NBA players could also participate, so the team was really “strong” – along with Jordan, they were in her yet Scottie PippenLarry Bird, Magic Johnson, Patrick Ewing and other basketball superstars, so it was no surprise when the Americans ended up taking home the Olympic gold medal.
Those times are obviously also fondly remembered by nostalgic basketball fans who, as a rule, grab every souvenir from that period. At this auction, the seller fetched the most for the Michael Jordan jersey that he wore in semi-final match against Lithuania, namely 3.03 million US dollars (2.83 million euros).
This is not yet the most expensive sold (already worn) jersey of the aforementioned basketball legend. Last year is his jersey, which he wore in 1998 in NBA Finals sold for around $10 million, making it the most expensive piece of pre-worn sportswear ever sold. Recently, Jordan’s sneakers, which were sold for two million, were among the records.