GOAT candidate Lionel Messi has a record 6 Ballon d'Or awards to go along with his 10 La Liga titles, 6 European Golden Shoes and 700 career goals. Played in China, the Superclásico de las Américas saw Brazil take a 2-0 victory against Messi's Argentina. His Adidas size M jersey features "Asociacion del Futbol Argentino" on reverse below the collar and exhibits moderate wear overall. The accompanying 2018 LOA reads, "I, Rogelson da Silva Barreto Jr., son of Brazil National Team shirts manager Rogelson da Silva Barreto, the 'Barreto' (worked in CBF by 24 years), declare that this shirt belong to my father collection. This is an Argentina Messi match worn shirt used against Brazil in the Super Classic of Americas 10/11/2014."
Huggins and Scott is allowing the winning bidder 45 days from the date when payment is received to have the item independently authenticated. Payment must, however, be made within two weeks from the end of the auction. Huggins and Scott is not responsible for any authentication fees or shipping charges incurred by the winning bidder but H&S will refund the hammer price and buyer's premium if the item does not pass authentication with a reputable third party company.