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Tom Brady Rookie Card Sells For World Record $2.25M In Auction

BOSTON (CBS) -- A Tom Brady rookie card sold for more than $2.25 million Friday night. The Lelands 2021 Spring Classic Auction said the card is considered the "Holy Grail" of all Tom Brady rookie cards.

The card sold for $2,252,854.

The sale is the largest in history for a football card. It also shatters the $1.32 million record sale of another Tom Brady card last month.

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Bidding has surpassed $2 million on this Tom Brady rookie card. (Image Credit: Lelands)

"The 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Rookie Ticket #144 Tom Brady Rookie Autograph card was graded 8.5 with an autograph grade of nine," according to Lelands.

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