Auction

When Pelé set a record at the auction house

This day in football history (Christie’s) On 27 March 2002, the shirt worn by Pelé in the 1970 World Cup final sold at an auction for a record £157,750. The bid, placed by an anonymous telephone bidder, smashed the expected sale price, estimated by Christie’s auction house at a mere £50,000. The shirt still had grass …