Jordan dethroned Maradona! The new record is now his…

The jersey Michael Jordan wore in the first game of the 1998 NBA Finals sold at auction for $10.1 million, making it the most expensive sports memorabilia in history. The previous record in this field was the jersey of Diego Armando Maradona, who passed away two years ago. Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ jersey also sold for $9.3 million this year.

Jordan’s jersey was expected to sell for between $3 and $5 million at auction. However, Jordan’s jersey sold well above expectations. Jordan’s jersey broke not only basketball but sports memorabilia records. In May, Kobe Bryant’s rookie jersey with the Los Angeles Lakers sold for $3.7 million, making it the most expensive jersey in basketball.

It has been reported that 20 offers have been made for the championship jersey, which is the subject of the 2020 ESPN-Netflix production ‘The Last Dance’ series.

Jordan’s autobiography card for the 1997-08 season sold for $2.8 million.

Jordan won 6 championships in 8 years in the 1990s with the Chicago Bulls, where he became a legend. The last of these was in 1998, when they played against the Utah Jazz in a 4-2 win. After this championship, the legendary squad disbanded, while Jordan retired; He parted ways with stars like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, and Steve Kerr.