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Wife seeking revenge sells lying hubby's $75K soccer memorabilia for under $10

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10:  Souvenirs for sale prior the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016 in Manchester, England..
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Souvenirs for sale prior the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016 in Manchester, England..

An angry wife reportedly sold her husband’s soccer collection (valued at $75,000) for under $10 when she caught his lie about his whereabouts.

Shelly Cohen, 41, from Warrington, Cheshire in England was tired being a “football (soccer) widow.”

With three young kids, she became “infuriated” by her husband Paul’s soccer obsession .

It was game set and match for Paul, who lied about being at work instead of watching his team play in Manchester City.

Paul admits, “Yes, I’ll put my hands up – I was at the game, but I didn’t know the woman who she was claiming I was there with; she was literally just a random woman who was sitting next to me at the match.”

Shelly caught his lie when her best friend saw him on-screen acting “too cozy” with a blond woman.

“I’m still quite convinced that lady in the picture was not just a bystander as he claimed.

“I literally had no idea. How many other times has this happened? He does travel for work quite a bit but it could all have been lies,” she told Fabulous Digital.

Feeling “humiliated” and furious with her husband, Shelly went after his prized soccer collectibles.

His collection took him years to compile, and it dated back three generations — including vintage programs from 60 years ago.

She said: “I’d just had enough and come to the end of my tether with Paul and his priorities.”

Shelly gathered the $75,000 worth of items and listed them on Paul’s OnBuy account for under $10.

The listing read: “A very valuable collection priced to sell very quickly as I need to do this to get my life back on track.”

The collectibles were sold almost immediately.

She said she was fed up of feeling replaced by Paul’s priority for soccer instead of his family.

Shelly blames his love for soccer has put a strain on their almost 10 years of marriage.

“Then to learn that he wasn’t away on business and at the game with another woman infuriated me so much that I just saw red,” Shelly said.

When Paul finally discovered suspicious activity on his online account he said he felt “stunned.”

“I phoned Shelly immediately and she explained to me what she had done and why she had done it,” he said.

A devastated Paul learned his lesson never to upset his wife again.

But with such a heavy price tag, it cost him his entire collection which also held deep sentimental value from his childhood.

It was something he planned on passing down to his son like his father did many years ago.

“I will never forgive her for what she has done. It was such an extreme reaction,” said Paul.

There was no remorse for Shelly.

“My only regret is that I sold most of it. Should have kept some more in case I ever catch him doing this again,” she said.

The couple is still together despite Shelly’s anger-fueled decision but a friend shares that “things are pretty tense between them”.

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