French “Paris Saint-Germain” organized the auction, which was attended by the management and the players club. In total, the event received 1 million 650 thousand Euro. The funds will be used to pay for operations for sick children, which the Paris club has together with the Foundation of UEFA.
One of the most original lots were a statue of king Kong dressed in the goalkeeper’s sweater PSG. She turned serious struggle between the Brazilian Neymar and 19-year-old wunderkind Kilian Mbappe. In the end, the sculpture went to the young Frenchman, who laid out for her 550 thousand euros.
It is noted that on a statue of king Kong was Richard Orlinski, which in 2011 is among the ten most popular of French sculptors of the world. One of his works was sold for 680 thousand euros. As you can see, the statue movie the gorilla was sold is not much cheaper.
Also at the event were sold to reward Neymar the best player of the Ligue 1 (the top division of France) signed a Brazilian and a t-shirt the most expensive player in the world (recall the transfer of striker from Barcelona to Paris cost the Parisians in Euro 222 million) with its first match for the club. Every lot was sold for 240 thousand euros.
* PSG President Nasser al-Khelaifi (second from right) and Brazilian Neymar (far right)
* Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani wife
* Argentinian angel di Maria (left) and Brazilian Tiago Silva (right) with their spouses
* 19-year-old Kilian Mbappe
earns more than two and a half dollars… per second.