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A b/w press photograph of the Brazilian football star Pelé (b. 1940 as Edson Arantes do Nascimento), who is seen embracing the boxing heavyweight champion Muhammad Alli (b. as Cassius Marcellus Clay jr.; 1942–2016). AP Photo. Photo size 35.5×28 cm. Unframed.

The photograph was taken on October 1, 1977 when Pelé played his final match for New York Cosmos at Giants Stadium in New Jersey, USA.

“Football is more beautiful than boxing, but I am more beautiful than you”. Muhammad Ali remark to Pelé on October 1, 1977.

Seller informs

This is an original b/w press photograph with the authentic signature of the Brazilian football player Pelé. Certificate of authenticity from PSA included. PSA is one of the most reputable authorities in the world in regards to valuation and authentication of signatures.

Please note that Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has not physically examined this item, the estimate is solely based on the seller’s photographic material. Therefore, we cannot provide a description of the condition, and it is not possible to request a report on the item’s condition.

Auction

Art, antiques & collector's items, 2 December 2021

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1,000 DKK

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2,700 DKK  

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