Messi Million Dollar Tissue – Lionel Messi Barcelona: Lionel Messi’s tissue, which he used to wipe his tears during an emotional farewell press conference at Barcelona has been put up for an online auction. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner dealt with a cruel exit from Barcelona, eventually agreeing to join Ligue 1 giants and former teammate Neymar Jr at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). And while the 34-year-old sets into a life of luxury and continues to remain the best-paid player in the world, a piece of his memorabilia will be up for auction
Messi Million Dollar Tissue: Believe it or not, tissue used by Lionel Messi during the press-conference is on sale for $1 Mn
Messi Million Dollar Tissue – Lionel Messi Barcelona: During an emotional farewell to boyhood club Barcelona, Lionel Messi was in tears as he ended association with a club that was his home for the past 21 years. The 34-year-old was offered a tissue by his wife Antonela Roccuzzo as he wiped his tears off. As per Complete Sports, an unnamed man sitting in the front row of the press conference scooped it up and put it up for sale on an auction site.
According to Hypebeast, the tissue used by Lionel Messi during his last press conference at Barcelona is being sold for $1m. Apparently the value is base on the idea it contains Messi’s ‘genetic material’ which could be used for cloning in the future pic.twitter.com/akjdzPey4o
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Messi Million Dollar Tissue – Lionel Messi Barcelona: The person auctioning the tissue on the e-commerce platform Meikeduo, quoted by Rojakdaily, claimed that the tissue contained Lionel Messi’s genetic DNA was part of the tissue and might be used to clone a football player similar to him. He also placed a hefty $1 million price tag on the memorabilia and it remains to be seen whether there will be any takers for the used tissue.
Messi Million Dollar Tissue – Lionel Messi Barcelona: And while the unnamed person aims to make a fortune by selling Messi’s used tissue, Paris Saint-Germain have raked in millions before the Argentine international has even kicked a ball. As per the Argentine news outlet Ole, PSG’s jerseys with Messi’s surname and number 30 were sold out in just 24 hours and that the club already has more than a million orders, both in its physical stores and online. The shirts are priced in the €115 to € 165 range, and the Ligue 1 giants have already earned more than $100,000,000 in the first few days since his announcement. Messi will be sporting No.30 at the Parc des Princes, a number which he wore while he kick-started his career at Barcelona.