Before Dwayne Johnson became a professional wrestler and famed actor, he played college football at the University of Miami with aspirations of one day joining the NFL and reaching the Super Bowl.
And while those dreams did not come to fruition, the day of Super Bowl LV still brought some exciting news for the star. On Sunday, Dwayne Johnson, 48, shared a photo of his rookie card and revealed on Instagram that after 50 bids, the coveted item sold for $45,100.
"This story of how my UNIV of MIAMI football card's value continues to rise has become so surreal to me ��," the Ballers star began in the caption of his post. "Playing in the @NFL was my dream and playing in the Super Bowl was my even bigger dream.
Of course, neither dream came true for me ☺️����♂️ but years later... On SUPER BOWL Sunday my rookie card gets sold for 45K!! Congrats to the winning bidder! ������." Dwayne Johnson continued, "I never made it as a player to the big dance, so this humbling irony is not lost on me one bit ���� #unpredictablelife #94."
Dwayne Johnson played defensive tackle at Miami for four years during the 1990s. With Dwayne Johnson as a star member, the team won the national championship in 1991. But despite his impressive play, Johnson's football career ended the same year he graduated after a short stint in the Canadian Football League.