Lot # 72: *Rare* Javier Zanetti #8 Club Atletico Banfield (Argentina) Match Worn Shirt for Argentine First Division Clausura 1994 Tournament (Inter Milan Legend)

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Item was in Auction "Soccer Beat",
which ran from 10/25/2019 10:00 PM to
11/9/2019 11:00 AM

Incredible Javier Zanetti #8 Club Atletico Banfield (Argentina) Match Worn Shirt for Argentine First Division Clausura 1994 Tournament. Unique and rare model. Provenance: Former First Division 1993/94 player.

Museum Piece for any Inter Milan & Football All Time Legends Collectors!!

Javier Adelmar Zanetti (born 10 August 1973) is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a defender or midfielder. He started his career in Argentina, first with Talleres, and then Banfield. From 1995 to 2014 he played for Italian club Inter Milan, and served as captain from 2001. With 1,114 official games played, he is seventh on the list of players in history with the most career appearances. He is also the foreign player with the most appearances in Serie A (615), and holds the fourth-most appearances in the league, behind only Paolo Maldini, Gianluigi Buffon and Francesco Totti. He is the most capped player in the history of Inter (858), and won 16 trophies with the club: five Scudetti, four Coppa Italia, four Supercoppa Italiana, one UEFA Cup, one Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup. He is also the most capped player as captain in the Champions League (82). With the Argentina national team he played in 143 games, a figure that makes him the second player with the most appearances in the history of La Albiceleste, having held the record from 2007 to 2018. With Argentina he reached the final of the Copa América in 2004 and 2007, and the Confederations Cup in 1995 and 2005. Known for his versatility, he was adept on both the left and right wing, having played on both flanks as a full back. On retiring, the club retired his number 4 jersey and named him as its vice president. He has been named an ambassador for the SOS Children's Villages project in Argentina by FIFA, and in 2005 he received the Ambrogino d'Oro award from the city of Milan for his social initiatives. Zanetti is also a Global Ambassador for the Special Olympics.

Shirt details: Nanque trademark. Size L. Made in Argentina. Number patch stitched on the shirt. See close-up photos for more details!

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