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Pele's replica of World Cup sells for R8,4 million

2016-06-09 22:05
Pele (AFP)

London - Pele's replica of the Jules Rimet Trophy, the original World Cup, has sold at auction in London for £394,000 pounds.

The Brazil great was given the copy of the World Cup after becoming the only player to win the tournament three times.

Pele, a World Cup winner in 1958, 1962 and 1970, is auctioning his entire collection of awards and memorabilia.

Pele is also selling old passports and his 1970-1972 document sold for £9,500 pounds — more than four times the initial estimate.

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