Paul, a social media celebrity and boxer, is also one of the highest-spending Pokemon card collectors and paid an outrageous sum to acquire the rarest card ever. He spent $5,275,000 and traveled the globe to get it.
The social media star, negotiated for months before finally agreeing to buy the item and earning himself a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. In order to obtain the one “Pikachu Illustrator” card in the entire globe that is graded as a 10/10 perfect condition, he traveled from California to London, Italy, and Dubai.
There were only 39 cards ever created, and they were a special promotional reward given to contestants in Japan in the late 1990s. There may be only 20 copies of the limited-edition drawing of the well-known cartoon character Pikachu that Atsuko Nishida created.