1957-58 Italian League Champions medal awarded to John Charles
Lot 665
1957-58 Italian League Champions medal awarded to John Charles
Sold for £8,880 (US$ 14,500) inc. premium

Lot Details
1957-58 Italian League Champions medal awarded to John Charles 1957-58 Italian League Champions medal awarded to John Charles
1957-58 Italian League Champions medal awarded to John Charles
A circular medal - to obverse with Juventus crest, the reverse engraved 'CAMPIONE D'ITALIA CHARLES WILLIAM JOHN 1957-58', hallmarked, 15ct gold, ring suspension. Approx. 23mm diam.

Footnotes

  • In 1957 John Charles joined the Italian club Juventus F.C. for a then-British-record £65,000 transfer fee. In his five years at Juventus he scored 93 goals in 155 matches, winning the Italian league championship three times, and the Italian Cup twice. The respect Charles earned from Juventus fans was shown when they voted him to be the best-ever foreign player to play for their team in their centenary year.
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