Most Expensive Football Card in the World

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Most Expensive Football Card in the World

What is the Most Expensive Football Card in the World?

Are you a fan of the football? Do you watch it and drink beer right? Or you like to play?

Football is a sport that European people play and they play with a round ball.

What’s your favourite football team? Do you collect items from football?

Like the ball or the jersey or even football cards.

You know that it was a time when the gum companies used to give us footballers in the package.

And we used to stick them everywhere but some of us used to collect them.

The most expensive football card in the world was on the package of a gum.

Bronko Nagurski a footballer for National Football League where he played for nine years.

Most Expensive Football Card in the World
Most Expensive Football Card in the World

He also helped the Chicago Bears to win several division titles and two NFL crowns.

Nagurski played as a fullback on offensive at the beginning of his career. In 1929 he played five positions against the Iowa Hawkeyes – end, tackle, guard, half-back and fullback.

Most Expensive Football Card in the World

Won numerous awards and games but in 1038 he quit football to become a professional wrestler.

That doesn’t mean the card lost its value. Contrary, over the years Nagurski card held the title for the most expensive football card in the word.

The 1935 National Chicle was the name of a gum company who released the 1935 National Chicle Football Cards.

Most Expensive Football Card in the World

The first gum cards of professional footballers ever released. On the front of the card you can see an art deco design with a player in action, and in the back various designs.

The Bronko Nagurski football card was sold at $240,000 and became the most expensive football card ever sold.

The 1935 set contains 36 cards. The first twenty-four are more common than the last twelve.

Most of the players featured on the cards were professional but there were some exceptions as well.

Most Expensive Football Card in the World

credit pictures: beckett.com

This is where we stop. The journey for the Most Expensive Football Card in the World ends here.

Time for you to tell us what you think about it.

And try to answer this: In your collection do you have this card? Would you like to? But mostly, would you spend almost a quarter of million on this football card?

Let us know your answers in the comments below and don’t forget to share the love!

 

 

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