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The contract that started Lionel Messi's pro soccer career is up for sale



Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The contract that started Lionel Messi's professional soccer career is up for sale. Back in 2000, a representative of a Barcelona football team wanted to show his team's commitment to the future star, and to prove it, he wrote and signed that contract on a napkin while at a tennis club restaurant. Messi went on to win multiple championships across 17 years, and at a forthcoming auction, the napkin could sell for over $600,000. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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