A pair of Nike Air Ships sneakers worn by basketball celebrity Michael Jordan have sold for a staggering $1.47 million at auction.
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Jordan are the white and red sneakers on November 1st, 1984, during his fifth NBA game in his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls.
Collector Nick Fiorella paid the record-breaking amount for the shoes.
Before this shoe sale, another pair of Jordans withheld the record for the most expensive game-worn shoes. Those shoes which were worn in 1985 sold for $615,000 at a Christie’s auction in August 2020.