November 30, 2021

Michael Jordan: basketball player’s sneakers sold for record $ 1.47 million at auction

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The autographed shoes are purchased by Nick Fiorella, a famous collector

A pair of sneakers worn by American basketball star Michael Jordan is auctioned for a record $ 1.47 million (FCFA 828,317,620).

Jordan wore the pair of red and white Nike Air Ships in his first season with the Chicago Bulls in 1984.

This is the year he started collaborating with Nike to create his brand of clothing and footwear.

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