Ron’s Panini card sells for £60k
According to reports, an extremely rare Cristiano Ronaldo Panini card of the striker making his Sporting Lisbon debut has sold for a staggering £60,000 at an auction in the US. write INDUSTRIAL LAW.
The card, which has been kept in mint condition since its inception in the 2002-03 season, depicts a young man with a fresh face Ronaldo armed with a stern expression ahead of his debut for the Portuguese giants.
Panini – the Italian card-collecting company – initially produced a large number of cards to mark Ronaldo’s first professional departure but these days, only around 200 are believed to remain. Daily mail.
And of those 200, only 20 are in perfect condition, the Mail reports.
The scarcity of the tokens is what is said to have driven the value to staggering numbers.
Sunsport revealed only last year that the same card was valid 4,000 pounds.
But collectors at Goldin’s auction houses in New Jersey, USA, didn’t mind the staggering price increase – and one lucky player was left with Ronaldo’s card after a frantic auction. on Sunday night.
Another reason why American contractors are so eager to get their hands on the desirable card – is that it was originally made exclusively for the Portuguese market.
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