An anonymous fan paid more than half a million dollars for the last football that Tom Brady threw into an NFL game before retiring last season. But the 44-year-old athlete announced on Sunday that the ball had lost its value.Experts said.
Football sell out At 18 518,628 on Saturday through New Jersey auction company Leylands, whose high price is partly believed to be the last touchdown pass to be thrown through one of the biggest quarterbacks in NFL history. Was used About 24 hours after the auction closed, Brady Announced Via Twitter that he will return to the NFL, marking a tough break for the winning bidder.
“The price of the ball is very low now,” sports memoirist David Kohler told CBS Moneywatch, adding that once Brady threw another touchdown, the price of the ball was “worth it.” Will be a part “.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Leylands refused to identify the winning bidder.
“I just hate the guy who paid $ 500,000 for Tom Brady’s last touchdown pass,” CBS Sports host Adam Zucker told CBS News.
Brady is the only quarterback in history to have won the over-40 championship with two different NFL teams. He has won seven NFL Championships and appeared in 10 Super Bowls during 22 seasons. Brady has also thrown the most touchdown passes of any player in the history of the league and he has been elected Super Bowl MVP five times.
Brady used the football sold at auction in Tampa, Florida on January 23 to throw a 55-yard touchdown pass to teammate Mike Evans during the playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams. After scoring, Evans threw the ball into the stands of Raymond James Stadium. A man in the crowd grabbed the ball and decided to auction it off.
“If Evans hadn’t thrown it in the stands, it would still be in the possession of the Buckiners and it would never be made public,” Leylands wrote. Listing For football.
Brady’s sports memorabilia have a history of being sold at higher prices. For example, Brady’s autographed fraudulent card sell out Last June at auction . Football completed the first touchdown of its career, which sold for over $ 400,000 last May.