(WJBK) - An Atlanta Falcons player's dreadlock from last Sunday's game is for sale on eBay.
Found by a man who had access to Ford Field, the listing purports the hair to be from Takkarist McKinley and was bid up to $1,025 after 54 bids by 4:45 p.m. Friday and eventually got to $11,000.
(WEB UPDATE) By Friday night the original listing was taken down but a new listing has taken its place HERE.
Wow @ebay removed the dread😂😂 it was at a 11k— Takkarist McKinley (@Takk) September 30, 2017
It was put up for bid by owner account bfplce with a starting price of $1.00 on Sept. 28. Buyers were asked to add $5.00 for shipping however, for the - as advertised - "previously used" item.
The eBay description by the man, who said he found it on the field after the game says it is "A must have for Falcons fans and people who are into voodoo."
Around 12:30 p.m. Friday, McKinley tweeted a screenshot of the ebay ad, saying, "I gotta buy my dread back."
I'm dead 💀💀💀💀💀 I gotta buy my dread back 😂 pic.twitter.com/TeC23UcAC5— Takkarist McKinley (@Takk) September 29, 2017
His follow up tweet indicated that by 1 p.m. the price had reached $51.
People really auctioning for the dread tho.. it's at 51$ 🤦🏿♀️— Takkarist McKinley (@Takk) September 29, 2017
The seller also claims she found defensive end Brooks Reed's mouthguard: "Dreadlock buyer gets it for free :-)"