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Former NFL player Asante Samuel sells his Florida home with $1-million swimming pool

Former New England Patriots cornerback Asante T. Samuel has sold his swimming pool estate in South Florida.

Former New England Patriots cornerback Asante T. Samuel has sold his swimming pool estate in South Florida.

(ONE Sotheby’s International Realty | Inset: Scott Cunningham / Getty Images )

Former NFL defensive back Asante Samuel has sold his South Florida mansion -- with its $1-million swimming pool -- for $7.5 million.

The resort-like 140,000-gallon pool features waterfalls, a geyser and a beach-style entry. Flat-screen televisions, a hot tub, a fire pit, tropical landscaping and a pavilion complete the party setting.

The 18,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style home, set with a motorcourt amid expanses of lawn, is entered through an enormous foyer with a dual staircase. Elaborate molding, archways and marble floors are used throughout the house.

A home theater, a playroom, a game room, a music studio, a gym, a sauna, a hair salon, nine bedrooms and 12.5 bathrooms are among the living spaces.

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Samuel, 34, played for the New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons. He won back-to-back Super Bowls with the Patriots (2004, 2005) and twice led the league in interceptions (2006, 2009).

This year he started his own record label, Eighties Nation Records.

The two-time Super Bowl winner purchased the nearly five-acre property in Southwest Ranches, Fla., in 2008 for $2.375 million, records show. The current home and pool were built in 2013.

Ben Moss of One Sotheby’s International Realty was the listing agent.

Twitter: @LATHotProperty


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