A Soccer Card Of The Young Cristiano Ronaldo Panini Sold For Almost 70,000 Euros in Goldin Auctioneers in New Jersey, USA.
The card was produced by the Italian company during the 2002-03 season. Considered extremely rare, only 20 copies were issued in this case, and represents Ronaldo, who began his career at Sporting at the age of 17.
The vast majority of his early cards were destroyed or discarded, and only about 200 known copies remain today, according to MailOnline. Only about 20 of them are in perfect condition, making them very valuable.
The card is part of a batch produced in Italy and intended for the Portuguese market. According to the Daily Mail, the case was sold for 70,000 euros. It went on Sunday night and its buyer was thrilled, who now has a relic from 2002 to display in his home.
The card, which features a young image of the soccer legend, has drawn calls from
collectors at Goldin Auctioneers in New Jersey, USA.