José Ramos Delgado #14 Santos FC (Brazil) Match Worn Shirt for Season 1972. Museum Piece.
Provenance: Collection of Pele's teammate, Jose Ramos Delgado.
Considered by Pelé one of the best defenders of all times!
José Manuel Ramos Delgado (25 August 1935 – 3 December 2010) was an Argentine footballer and manager. He played for the Argentine national team in two World Cups and had a successful tenure in Brazilian football with Santos. He went on to become a football manager, working in Argentina and Peru. Early life Ramos Delgado was born in the city of Quilmes, Argentina. He belonged to the Cape Verdean community in Argentina, as his father was a native of these islands, born in São Vicente.Playing career Club Ramos Delgado started his playing career in 1956 with Lanús. He soon earned a move to River Plate where he played 172 games in seven seasons with the club. In 1966, Ramos Delgado joined Banfield. After a short spell with the club, he moved to Brazil to play for Santos, where he played alongside Pelé, Coutinho and José Macia in the club's golden years. He continued playing for Santos until the age of 38, making a total of 324 appearances and scoring one goal. In the last year of his playing career, Delgado played for Portuguesa Santista. He retired at the age of 39. National team Between 1958 and 1965, Ramos Delgado played 25 times for the Argentine national team. He was included in the squads for the 1958 and 1962 FIFA World Cups, and played in the qualifiers for the 1966 World Cup.
Shirt details: Athleta Esportes Moura Trademark. Made in Brazil. Santos FC shield stitched on the shirt. Numbers stitched on the shirt. See photos for more details!!