Patriots owner Kraft's Super Bowl ring sells for $1.025 million

Tanya Simon
May 23, 2020

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft auctioned off his prized ring from Super Bowl LI for more than $1 million Thursday, with the proceeds to be donated to coronavirus relief efforts.

"It showed how we came back", he added. Its mission is to feed those in need.

"And I thought about what is going on at this time and wanted to give something of extreme value in support of our health care workers". And we came back, and we won. "We're the greatest country in the world with the greatest people who feel a sense of team and work together during the toughest times".

Bidding closed on Thursday night after starting 12 days earlier at $75,000.

Kraft also included a trip to Gillette Stadium in the team's private plane, a presentation of the ring in their trophy room and personal time with him.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with his Super Bowl championship ring at the 2017 Oscars Vanity Fair Party - Beverly Hills, California, U.S. - 26/02/17 -. The ring has 283 diamonds, to reference the score of that game before the comeback, is 5.1 carats in weight and made with 10-karat white gold.

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One inner inscriptions reads, "Greatest Comeback Ever.' Another quotes Kraft following the Patriots" first title in February of 2002, four months after the September 11 terrorist attacks: 'We Are All Patriots 2-3-02'. You can see the auction lot at Fanatics, where the Patriots owner's ring is being auctioned off for the All-In Challenge. We were down 28-3 [in the third quarter] and had 99.6% [odds] to lose.

According to the All In Challenge website, the organization has raised $45.6 million for 'kids, elderly and frontline heroes'.

Fanatics founder and 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin founded the All-In Challenge to battle food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Other high-bidding items include a private lesson with Tiger Woods ($190,000) and 18 holes with Phil Mickelson ($120,000).

David Aaro is a Reporter at Fox News Digital based in New York City.

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