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The ball from Lionel Messi's infamous missed penalty kick is being sold for a ridiculous amount of money

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Lionel Messi missed a crucial penalty kick that cost Argentina a chance to win Copa America. While that miss benefited Chile, who went on to win the tournament, a fan is also about to cash in.

According to Goal.com, the Chilean supporter who caught the ball that Lionel Messi sent over the crossbar will auction it off and is set to make an insane amount of money.

According to the report, the seller will make at least €27,000 (US$30,000).

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Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) is marked by Chile's Arturo Vidal during the Copa America Centenario final in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States, on June 26, 2016. / AFP / Alfredo ESTRELLA (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi #10 of Argentina takes a corner during the Argentina Vs Chile Final match of the Copa America Centenario USA 2016 Tournament at MetLife Stadium on June 26, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi of Argentina and Mauricio Isla of Chile collide during the championship match between Argentina and Chile at MetLife Stadium as part of Copa America Centenario US 2016 on June 26, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, US. (Photo by Rich Schultz/LatinContent/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 26 Argentina forward and Captain Lionel Messi (10) during the Copa America Centenario Final Argentna vs Chile Soccer, 2016 on June 26, 2016 at Met Life in East Rutherford, NJ, USA . The score was tied at 0 to 0 at the end of regulation play and then added time. Chile won the match 4 to 2 in penalty kicks to win the Copa America Final. Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images
EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi of Argentina in action during the second half of the championship match between Argentina and Chile at MetLife Stadium as part of Copa America Centenario US 2016 on June 26, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, US. (Photo by Chris Szagola/LatinContent/Getty Images)
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Considering it's a simple soccer ball, selling it would normally yield no more than $50. However, not only did this one help make Chile the champions of South America, it may also be the last ball ever kicked by Messi as a member of the Argentina National Team.

Pedro Vasquez, the fan who caught the ball, wants to sell it because, as he told MARCA, "The truth is that if the ball becomes any more valuable, it would be a risk to have it in my house."

Messi announced his retirement from the National Team after losing the Copa America Final, the third major tournament final that he's lost in a row. So, whoever ends up buying that ball at auction will end up with a piece of history.

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