Amazing archive images of World Cup and football legends go to auction

Raymond Kopa, 1958 World Cup, Rasunda Stadium, Solna, Sweden.
Raymond Kopa, 1958 World Cup, Rasunda Stadium, Solna, Sweden. (Image credit: © Collections L’Équipe)

A tribute to the greatest legends of football (not the American kind), iconic and historic images from previous games, and multiple World Cup Finals, are soon being auctioned for sale online and at Millons Auction House in Paris, France. The auction will be taking place on November 8, 2022.

The auction titled For Eternity comprises 170 images, and includes items such as original contact sheets, that have been sourced from the deep and tremendous archives of the French sports newspaper, L’Equipe, which was founded in 1946. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.