Rookie Card Breaks Record - Sells for $2.25MM

Tom Brady is always breaking records and making headlines. This just in, a Tom Brady rookie card recently set a new record as it sold at Lelands 2021 Spring Classic Auction for $2.25 million. Where did the card originally come from and can it be found in football card breaks?

"This card was purchased on eBay over a decade ago and has been tucked away in a private collection since then" Lelands Auctions said

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Getting into specifics, the record setting card was a 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Rookie Ticket #144 Tom Brady Rookie Autograph card and it sold for a whopping $2,252,854. With this recent auction sale, the Brady card recorded the highest price ever paid for a football card. No doubt about it, when it comes to valuable football packs and exciting football card breaks, those that contain Tom Brady trading cards certainly top the list.

So, which football hobby box collector was the buyer in this exciting transaction? According to Lelands Auctions, the buyer wished to remain anonymous.

Historical Auctions for Football Packs and Cards

Prior to this record-breaking trading card sale, the previous record for the highest-value football trading card was a previous Tom Brady rookie card sale. That sale was for an autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card, which sold for $1,320,000. The buyer of that football trading card was James Park, CEO and Co-Founder of FitBit.

So, how can you get your hands on exciting and valuable trading cards? Get in on some online football card breaks!

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