Rayo Vallecano 3-2 Real Madrid football ‘on sale’ after Fede Valverde kicks it on fan’s balcony

The football listed on Wallapop. Credit: Jose M.

FOOTBALL 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.

The item, uploaded today by Jose M, is listed as a La Liga football 2022/2023, with the description: “Official ball of the league 22/23 belonging to the match Rayo 3-2 Real Madrid 07/11/22 Demonstrable.”

It has been reported that a fan came into possession of a football used in Monday night’s clash at the Estadio de Vallecas.

An injury-time shot, kicked by Real Madrid’s Fede Valverde, was seen by the crowd flying out of the stadium before landing on a Rayo Vallecano fan’s balcony.

Season ticket holder and Rayo fan Kieran McIvor, who lives in Madrid and grew up in Scotland, saw the ball fly off Valverde’s boot.

Rayo Vallecano 3-2 Real Madrid football 'on sale' after Fede Valverde kicks it on fan's balcony
The Wallapop listing.

He told the Euro Weekly News: “I saw it fly up and hit the balcony before bouncing inside. The people on the balcony held it up in triumph.

“The stadium erupted and it was a fitting end to what had been a perfect night for Rayo, deservedly beating a great rival.”

Originally the football was seen listed for the lower price of €200 with a slightly different description: “Fede Valverde just hit this ball into my house. It is a little dented from when it hit the house but it can be used.”

The seller boasts 106 five-star feedback on the popular buying and selling site, but the authenticity of the ball has not been confirmed.


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Vickie Scullard

A journalist of more than 12 years from Manchester, UK, Vickie now lives in Madrid and works as a news writer for the Euro Weekly News.

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