Vintage & Unique Mario Boyé #9 Club Atlético Huracán (Argentina) Match Worn Shirt for Argentine First Division 1954. Provenance: Mario Boye's family.
Mario Emilio Heriberto Boyé Auterio (30 July 1922 – 21 July 1992) was an Argentine footballer. A powerful winger or striker, he played for Boca Juniors, Racing Club de Avellaneda and Huracán in Argentina, Genoa in Italy and Millonarios in Colombia. Nicknamed El Atómico (The Atomic One), he started playing in the youth division of Boca Juniors to debut in first division on June 8 of 1941 in the victory against Independiente, and scoring his first goal a week later against Huracán. With Boca he won the 1943 and 1944 Argentine leagues, and was the league's top-scorer in 1946 with 24 goals. He moved to Italy where he became "Il Matadore" (The Killer), but returned to Argentina four seasons later. After winning the 1951 league with Racing and playing one season for Huracán, he returned to Boca to retire a year later. He played 228 matches for Boca in all competitions, scoring 124 goals.
Boyé played for the Argentina national team between 1945 and 1951. He was on the Argentine teams that won the Copa América three times, in 1945, 1946 and 1947.
Shirt details: Made in Argentina. Huracan shield painted on the shirt. Number painted on the shirt. See all photos for all details!