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3 Feb 2024

Messi's First Contract on a Napkin Auctioned for £300,000

Lionel Messi's inaugural contract with Barcelona, famously scribbled on a napkin in 2000, is being auctioned by Bonhams from March 18-27. The starting bid is placed at [300,000 pounds]( ($379,000). This unique piece of sports history, which kickstarted Messi's celebrated career at Barcelona, features the signatures of Gaggioli, Minguella, and Rexach, marking a pivotal moment in football lore.

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