Newly crowned World Cup champions Argentina are scoring big not only at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium, but also at retail outlets here.
La Albiceleste’s blue-and-white home jersey, worn by the players as they beat France 4-2 on penalties in Sunday night’s final after a 3-3 draw, was seen by many online players. and sold out in physical locations. Store here.
Some resellers sell jerseys on online marketplaces such as Carousell for as high as a few hundred dollars to nearly $5,000.
For example, a Carousell listing posted around 2am on Monday offers a set of Argentina’s home jersey, underwear, socks and pants for $4,989. Another listing, posted around 3 p.m. Monday, has a $1,000 price tag on his home jersey.
Argentina’s replica Home World Cup jerseys sell for at least $95, and the authentic versions worn by players go for at least $190, according to a check in The Straits Times.
Both jerseys and the children’s home jersey have sold out on the web and in physical stores, said Ruiyuan Chen, country manager of Adidas Singapore.
As of Monday afternoon, adidas Brand Center Orchard stores, online and at select sporting goods retailers had limited availability of the purple away jersey.
“The Argentinean team has put in strong performances week after week, and with this being the final FIFA World Cup match of Lionel Messi’s football career, we have seen continued high demand for Argentina jerseys throughout the tournament,” Chen said. Added.
Sporting goods stores ST spoke to at the Peninsula Shopping Center, a popular spot for sporting memorabilia, said on Monday that home jerseys have been sold out since last week and they expect demand to increase in the coming months.
Crown Sports general manager Kuljeev Johal said about 30 fans inquired about jersey availability on Sunday.
“It’s normal for both teams’ jerseys to be in high demand for the final after every World Cup. The winning team’s jersey will be in demand for about six months to a year,” he said.
Champion Sports director Anil Kumar said at least five people had inquired about the home jersey on Monday morning. He still has 6 or 7 away jerseys in the store, but expect them to sell out quickly.
To keep up with the increased demand, stores are restocking jerseys, which should arrive in early January.
Rajbir Chopra, sales director for Weston Corp, which has seven stores across the island, said new inventory will arrive in March.
“Consumers want a piece of history” as this is Messi’s last World Cup, Chopra said, adding that the new jersey will have additional stars printed on it, marking his third at Sunday’s World Cup. He added that it meant the victory of
Although France were eliminated in Doha, jersey sales were strong.
A Nike spokesperson said the item is currently sold out online and in stores.
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