A Tom Brady rookie card offered for a record-setting $1.32 million in a web-based public sale at PWCC Market on Thursday, marking probably the most ever paid for a soccer card.

James Park, a longtime Brady fan who lives in Boston, purchased the autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card, considered one of 100 in existence.

“I lived in Boston for 10 years and so am an enormous fan of Brady. The final Tremendous Bowl win was only a mind-blowing accomplishment,” Park advised ESPN. “I’ve additionally had a love of amassing playing cards since I used to be a child. Given Brady’s uncontested standing as GOAT in soccer, this card is a vital piece of sports activities historical past and of any assortment.”

The sale of the cardboard, which is graded an eight for high quality and 10 for the autograph, smashed the earlier file for probably the most spent on a soccer card by practically $500,000.

Final month, a purchaser bought an autographed 2017 Nationwide Treasures Patrick Mahomes card, considered one of solely 5 believed to be in existence of that individual card, for $861,000, in accordance with ESPN. That card, which included a bit of Mahomes’ jersey embedded in it, was graded a 9 and was offered in a web-based public sale hosted by Goldin Auctions. That sale broke the earlier file, which was held by one other Brady card that offered for $555,988 in January.

To place the current sale of Brady’s card in perspective, one other Brady rookie card from the 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket assortment that had a Mint 9 grade and an ideal 10 grade on the autograph, offered for $400,100 in February 2019, making it then the best public sale worth ever for a soccer card.

Nonetheless, Thursday’s sale may not maintain the file for lengthy. The identical Brady card is up for public sale at Lelands, however it’s graded an 8.5 with the signature graded a 9. The cardboard had a bid at $707,565 with 29 days nonetheless remaining.

The buying and selling card market is blistering recently. Contemplate that the well-known 1951 Mickey Mantle rookie card offered in January for $5.2 million, and in accordance with the Each day Mail, a Luka Doncic rookie card offered for $4.6 million at public sale.

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