Lot # 37: Rare Rubén Omar Sanchez #1 U.S. Terranova Gela (Italy) Match Worn Shirt / Maglia for Italian League 1983-84 season (Boca Juniors Legend)

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Item was in Auction "Soccer Beat",
which ran from 10/25/2019 10:00 PM to
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Rare Rubén Omar Sanchez #1 U.S. Terranova Gela (Italy) Match Worn Shirt / Maglia for Italian League 1983-84 season. Provenance: Former U.S Terranova player, Rubén Omar Sanchez.

Rubén Omar Sánchez (July 29, 1945, Buenos Aires, Argentina) best known by his nickname "Loco" is a former Argentine footballer who played in the position of goalkeeper. Emerged from Club Atletico Boca Juniors, made its debut in the First Division of Argentina in 1966. With the "xeneize" he conquered a total of three titles. He is the fourth goalkeeper with more presences in the history of Boca Juniors, having had 321 presences in the institution, standing behind Hugo "Loco" Gatti, "Mono" Navarro Montoya and Antonio Roma, respectively. He was a substitute for Antonio Roma for a long time, but he was finally able to establish himself in 1969, where he was the undisputed holder until 1975, his successor was the "Loco" Gatti. With the Boca Juniors shirt he played against River Plate memorable classics, among which the draw in 2 in the Monumental by the National of 1969 (2 goals of Norberto Madurga) with the team of Alfredo Di Stéfano turning the Olympic round stands out. Another memorable Superclassic was 4 to 0 also in El Monumental for Metro '72 (Mané Ponce, author of two goals and Curioni, author of two remaining goals). Considered a symbol of the Boca Juniors goalkeeper in its history, it went on to posterity as the goalkeeper with more presences of the xeneize team. He retired from football in Italian football. More precisely in the Newfoundland of the city of Sicily. He was international with the Argentine National Team with which he played 28 games and was selected a total of 65 times.

Shirt details: Gela Tutto Sport Trademark. Made in Italy. Sponsor stamped on the shirt. Number stitched in leather material. See picture for more details!

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