A t-shirt autographed by Lionel Messiwhich was given to the actress and TV presenter Mirtha Legranda month and a half after winning the world title in Qatar 2022, raised this Tuesday 59 thousand dollars in a charity gala in favor of a children’s hospital.
As they told EFE spokespersons for the organizing foundation, the auction was closed in favor of the company norgreenof pharmaceutical products, located in the industrial park of sea of silverin the province of Buenos Aires.
The auction of the t-shirt, which started with a base of $2,700was made in the XXIII FUNDAMI Solidarity Gala Dinner to benefit the Victorio Tetamanti Maternal and Child Hospital, from the city of Mar del Plata, some 400 kilometers from the Argentine capital.
The initiative of the auction was Legrand, 95 years old, honorary godmother of the foundation, who told the media that received the shirt after talking with Messi’s mother, Celia Cuccittiniadmirer of the Argentine diva.
The auction showed that the Argentines support the collective joy of having won the Qatar 2022 World Cup on December 18 and the love and admiration they profess for Messi.
Legrand was present at the gala that brought together about 250 peoplewho paid between $162 and $270 to attend, according to organizers.
A hat from the singer’s collection was also auctioned at the traditional charity gala Abel Pintossigned, for one thousand 072 dollars, and a trip to Europe was raffled.
What was collected at the gala, 164 thousand 726 dollars, will go to the rehabilitation of the residence of mothers yeahThe kinesiology and occupational therapy area of the hospital.
(With information from EFE)