The British newspaper “Daily Mail” revealed today, Friday, that a car owned by the late Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona was sold for $ 578,000 at an auction in the French capital, Paris.
The British newspaper reported that Maradona drove the silver Porsche 911 model year 1992 to training and matches while playing for Seville, Spain, in the 1992-1993 season, in his last seasons in the old continent.
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Gregory Twittens, the auto specialist at the Bonhams auction house, who oversaw the car’s sale, had expected the “Maradona car” to attract a bid of $ 240,800,000 in the end, the vehicle sold for more than double the desired number.
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Produite à seulement 1200 exemplaires, la Porsche 911 Carrera que possédait Diego Maradona en 1993 vient d’être vendue aux enchères pour 483 000 €.
Maradona avait été flashé dans les rues de Séville à 180 km/h au volant de ce bolide 🏎 pic.twitter.com/JjlAnrlRvn
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It is noteworthy that Maradona, champion of the World Cup in Mexico in 1986 and champion of the Italian League with Napoli (1987 and 1990), died of heart complications on the 25th of last November, at the age of 60, at his home in Tigre, north of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.