England’s wicket keeper sells his World Cup Final shirt for £65,100 to help fight against world pandemic Corona Virus.
On 1st April, Jos Buttler twitted that he will be auctioning his World Cup Final Shirt to help Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals charity. This two hospital is been dealing with corona virus patients.
Last week he has kept his shirt in e-Bay for auction and 29 years-old won the shirt with highest bid.
The Shirt is autographed by the all members of the Winning Squad of WC 2019. Jos Buttler mentioned that the pale blue kit smells sweat, beer and champagne, the new owner can take just one sniff to check if it is real.
I’m going to be auctioning my World Cup Final shirt to raise funds for the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals charity. Last week they launched an emergency appeal to provide life saving equipment to help those affected during the Covid-19 outbreak. Link to auction in my bio. pic.twitter.com/ODN9JY4pk1— Jos Buttler (@josbuttler) March 31, 2020
Buttler also mentioned that his shirt carries the best memory of his life, when he stumped out New Zealand Opener Martin Guptill in the dramatical super over of WC 2019.
Talking with media he also expressed that he wants to play indoor match so that his fan can enjoy from home.
Can you believe it?! @josbuttler is auctioning off his World Cup final shirt for our Covid-19 Emergency Appeal! We are completely overwhelmed by the response so far & are incredibly grateful to everyone that's getting involved 💜🏏 https://t.co/mGaZku6whV— Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity (@RBHCharity) April 2, 2020