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Maradona Hand of God: The ball from Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ match is expected to fetch at least DKK 2.8 million. USD at auction

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Maradona Hand of God: Maradona Hand of God Auction- The football that was at the feet – and hand – of Diego Maradona when he shocked the world with both cheeky play and breathtaking skill in Mexico 36 years ago has been put up for auction and is expected to sell for at least £2.5 million (2 .8 million dollars). Follow the latest football updates with InsideSport.IN

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Maradona Hand of God: The ball from Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ match is expected to fetch at least DKK 2.8 million. USD at auction

The ball in question is from the 1986 World Cup quarter-final between Argentina and England, where Maradona scored six minutes into the second half by sneaking the ball over England goalkeeper Peter Shilton into the net, a goal he later said had been assisted. by “Hand of God”.

Just four minutes later, from his own half, he dribbled past a number of England players to score a sublime second that regularly tops the polls as the greatest goal in World Cup history. The ball is sold by the Tunisian referee Ali Bin Nasser, who refereed the match.

Maradona Hand of God: The ball from Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ match is expected to fetch at least DKK 2.8 million. USD at auction

“This ball is part of international football history – it feels like the right time to share it with the world,” Bin Nasser said. “I hope the buyer is able to display it or share it with the public in some other way.”

The auction will be conducted by auctioneers Graham Budd and will take place on 16 November, with bidders able to register and bid online from 28 October.

The shirt worn by Maradona in the same match sold for £7.14 million earlier this year.

Maradona, considered one of the world’s best footballers of all time, died in November 2020, aged 60.

Maradona Hand of God: The ball from Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ match is expected to fetch at least DKK 2.8 million. USD at auction

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