Football: Pele auctions off his awards

Source : 112 Ukraine

Sportsman to donate some money to charity
14:21, 8 June 2016

Legendary Brazilian forward Pele puts up for sale all his sport awards that he has received in 60 years of sports career, the BBC reports. According to experts, the three-day auction, which opened on June 7 in London, may become the largest in the history of sales of sport values.

It is reported that Pele gave more than 2 thousand lots to the auction. He may receive more than $7.2 million from the sale.

Pele says he wants his sports trophies to be kept in museums and collections around the world. He also added that he intends to donate part of the proceeds to charity.

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