Thursday, November 9, 2006

World Cup Ball

The match ball used in this summer's World Cup final between Italy and France in Berlin has been auctioned for US$2.4 m.

1998 World Cup Signed Match Ball The ball, signed by the match-winning Italian players, was purchased by Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, the next-in-line to the Qatar Emirate.

The ball will go on display at Qatar's Academy for Sporting Excellence (ASPIRE) in Doha during next month's Asian Games.

Purchase a signed ball by the 1998 World Cup winners - France

Guide to Qatar Al Thani Family History Soccer Store

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