A Pele match worn Brazil shirt
Lot 114
A Pele match worn Brazil shirt
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium
Auction Details
Sports Memorabilia Chester
20 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21119
A Pele match worn Brazil shirt
Lot Details
Match worn shirts and international caps
A Pele match worn Brazil shirt
A Nike yellow short sleeved shirt with green trim to collar and sleeves, to front with Brazil badge, the reverse with number 10, hand signed to the front by Pele. This shirt was worn by Pele in an international match following the 1970 World Cup, the exact game is unknown but he made 4 appearances after the final, Bonhams have previously sold the shirt from his last game v Yugoslavia and the 1970 game v Chile that is also in this sale, this leaves 2 appearances the shirt could have been worn in - on 30th September 1970 in Rio de Janeiro v Mexico in a friendly and on the 11th of July 1971 in São Paulo v Austria.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Christies sale 9592 lot 55

Saleroom notices

  • Please note further information has been received that would now indicate that this shirt is the one worn in the Austria game.
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