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Messi's golden boot to fetch $US5m

March 7, 2013
A solid gold replica of Lionel Messi's foot could fetch over $US5 million when it goes on sale this week.

Created by Japanese jewellery company Ginza Tanaka, 'The Golden Foot', a 25 kilogram cast of the 25-year-old's lethal left foot, was produced to commemorate Messi's record-breaking haul of 91 goals during 2012.

The cast measures 25 centimetres high, 28 centimetres wide and 16 centimetres deep, is attached to a gold stand which includes Messi's autograph and is displayed ...

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