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YouTuber Logan Paul buys a Pokémon card for almost 5 million euros

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YouTuber Logan Paul is now the owner of the most expensive Pokémon card in the world. The American paid 5,275,000 dollars (4.8 million euros) to have it.

The property, a “Pikachu Illustrator”, was acquired in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), in July 2021, during a private auction, reported the Luxembourg media L’essentiel.

The 27-year-old YouTuber posted a photo of himself with his new acquisition around his neck on social media, accompanied by a man described as a representative of the Guinness World Record.

According to Konbini, only 39 such cards were awarded in a contest by the Japanese magazine CoroCoro in 1998. There are 24 left in circulation.

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900,000 dollars for the previous record

To obtain this new card, Logan Paul would have exchanged another “Pikachu Illustrator” rated 9/10 by PSA – the largest official certifier -, worth 1,275,000 dollars, and would have added 4 million dollars to obtain the one. with a score of 10.

The old record was from earlier this year. The amount was 900,000 dollars (825,000 euros). The price difference can be explained in particular because it was rated 7 out of 10 by PSA.

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