Vince Lombardi jacket sold at Goodwill for less than a dollar

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ASHEVILLE, North Carolina -- Even if you know nothing about football, chances are you've heard the name Vince Lombardi. The Super Bowl trophy teams work all season for is called the Vince Lombardi trophy, named after the man many call the best NFL coach of all time. Lombardi never had a losing season and won five NFL championships including the first two Super Bowls ever played!

So, you can imagine how awesome it would be to own anything that once belonged to the football great. A Tennessee couple who own a vintage shop were shopping for merchandise at a Goodwill store in Asheville, North Carolina when they came across a West Point jacket. They paid 58 cents for it and went home.

It wasn't until the couple was watching a TV special on Lombardi that they saw the NFL legend wearing a jacket that was very similar to the one they had just purchased. After digging through the treads much to their surprise was Lombardi’s name tag.  Since having it authenticated, the coupe plans to auction off the lost treasure. Bidding will start at $20,000.



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