Rugby Captain's World Cup victory boots to be auctioned

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2015-06-26 11:41:32

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Rugby Captain's World Cup victory boots to be auctioned

Martin Johnson wore these boots to defeat Australia in the 2003 Final - and now they can be yours

Bonham's are holding an impressive auction of sporting memorabilia in Chester, UK, on 21 October.

One of the big highlights isthe match worn boots of Rugby legend Martin Johnson.

Johnson wore these boots during the 2003 World Cup Final. England defeated Australia when a Jonny Wilkinson extra time drop goalwas the decider between the two teams.

Match worn sportswear is hugely popular. The famous shirt worn by Geoff Hurst in the 1966 football Word Cup Final was auctioned for 80,000, and that was 9 years ago.

Included with Johnson's boots is an autographed photo.

The combined lots are estimated at 3,500-5,000.

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