Fan Puts Up Ball for Sale After Federico Valverde Hits It Into His Apartment

Fan Puts Up Ball for Sale After Federico Valverde Hits It Into His Apartment

Isaac Darko
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:16 PM
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  • Federico Valverde’s shot match-ball that landed in someone’s balcony is being sold for €200
  • The 24-year-old cut an embarrassing figure during Real Madrid's clash against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga
  • The Uruguayan midfielder saw his strike rocket out of the stadium and onto the balcony of a nearby apartment

A football fan has put a ball used in Rayo Vallecano's clash against Real Madrid up for sale, demanding a whopping €200.

The Los Blancos traveled to Vallecas for their matchday 13 clash against their City rivals on Monday night.

Carlo Ancelotti's side failed to live up to expectations and succumbed to a 3-2 defeat -- their first of the season.

Federico Valverde, Real Madrid, Rayo Vallecano, Qatar, 2022 World Cup
Fans can apparently own a piece of recent history after a ball used in the Rayo Vallecano’s 3-2 victory against Real Madrid was listed on Wallapop. Photo by Angel Martinez. Credit: @madridxtra
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With the La Liga holders chasing the game peep into into injury time, Federico Valverde powered in a ferocious strike following a Marco Asensio's corner kick.

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The Uruguay international however fluffed his effort way over the goal post and the ball was seen by the crowd flying out of the stadium before landing on a Rayo Vallecano fan’s balcony.

The fan has since put the ball up for sale online with a hilarious caption, Sportskeeda reports.

Valverde's effort was greeted with cheers from the home fans watching from the stadium.

It was difficult for ballboys inside the stadium to retrieve the ball, after three men in the apartment raised the ball into the air to the delight of fans, before appearing to stow it in their flat.

Valverde scores season goal contender

Sports Brief earlier reported that Real Madrid star Federico Valverdve scored a cracking individual goal against Sevilla on Saturday night in La Liga.

Veteran midfielder Luka Modric scored the opening goal in the 5th minute, only for Erik Lamela to notch the equaliser 10 minutes after half-time.

Los Blancos were in front once again however, thanks to substitute Lucas Vazquez in the 79th minute.

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Isaac Darko is a La Liga, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga editor at Sports Brief with a Degree in Journalism and Communications from Ghana Institute of Journalism (2010)