When Tom Brady retired, a fan bid over $500k to buy the quarterback’s final game ball. However, Brady came out of retirement last month, rendering the high value of his last touchdown ball meaningless. Luckily, the sale of the ball has now been reverted.
When Brady got wind of the news after returning to the field, he offered to help the fan to avoid his financial loss. The ball sold at auction for a whopping $518,000 right before Brady called off his retirement.
According to TMZ, it’s a lucky day for the fan because he just saved himself half a million dollars. Darren Rovell reported that NY attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman, was able to make a deal with the seller and auction house, eventually freeing the buyer of his obligation to buy the ball.
As of right now, it is unknown that if buyer will have to pay any kind of fees to the seller. But even if he has to, it will be a minuscule amount compared to what he spent on that ball.
The ball’s value been dropped drastically in the wake of Brady’s return to the field. It is now reportedly worth $50k. The memorabilia related to top players always go for massive prices, but this wasn’t the one. Fortunately, the fan was saved by the law.
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