Pair of Michael Jordan's trainers sell for almost £15,000

Can you guess why?

Some Air Jordan trainers sell at a fairly high price, with some people spending upwards of £195, sending some to shop for a pair of used designer shoes.

However, this pair of used shoes didn't sell at a discount, quite the opposite in fact.

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They broke a record selling for a whopping $190,000 (£14,800)!

The difference is that these actually caught air on the feet of world-famous basketball player Michael Jordan.

The converse high tops were worn by Jordan during the 1984 Gold Medal Olympic game against Spain.

According to the SCP auction, they are the last pair MJ wore in competition as an amateur.

The shoes were given to a then 11-year-old ball boy who happened to be the son of Gail Goodrich, another retired professional basketball player..

The basketball legend signed the shoes after the game and gifted them to the boy, who now, over 30 years later has decided to part from his memento.

That's a pretty good return on a pair of used trainers!

10 incredible auctions

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