The U.S. Men’s National Team will auction off game jerseys worn by the players during an LGBT Pride match in Utah in June against Venezuela. The auctions ends July 5.
The starting bid is $300 and emerging superstar Christian Pulisic’s No. 10 jersey is already at $860. You can bid here.
The U.S. women’s team will auction off their jerseys at a later date.
Here are the details on the men’s auction:
The U.S. Men's National Team autographed, game-issued and pride-inspired rainbow numbered jerseys from the June match vs. Venezuela are now available via an online auction with all proceeds going to benefit the You Can Play Project.
In recognition of LGBTQ Pride month in June, U.S. Soccer, along with the U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association and the Women's National Team Players Association partnered with the You Can Play Project, an organization dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, coaches, and fans without regard for sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
The online charity auction launched today, Tuesday, June 27 and will last eight days, concluding on
The U.S. players wore the pride inspired jerseys during the U.S. MNT game vs. Venezuela on June 3 in a friendly played at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah.
The U.S. WNT jersey auction will take place soon. The U.S. Women wore the rainbow-numbered jerseys in its two June friendly matches, first vs. Sweden on June 8, in Gothenburg, and again vs. Norway on June 11 in Sandefjord.
In addition, fans can purchase customized jerseys with the rainbow numbers through ussoccerstore.com, and a special "One Nation. One Team." hat with rainbow lettering is also on sale.
Proceeds from all three opportunities will be donated to the You Can Play Project.
As a long-time supporter of the LGBTQ community, U.S. Soccer promoted the hashtag #OneNation in support of the victims of the Pulse Night Club shooting in June of 2016. U.S. MNT captain Michael Bradley wore a special rainbow armband with the One Nation inscription, and auctioned off the armband and his jersey.