*Museum Piece - The Great Final* Leopoldo Jacinto Luque #9 River Plate (Argentina) Match Worn Shirt vs Club Independiente (Argentina) for Campeonato Nacional 1978 Final Second Leg Match played at Avellaneda, January 10, 1979.
Incredible historic piece for River Plate and Independiente historic rivalry.
Provenance: Swap after the match to former Independiente player.
Leopoldo Jacinto Luque (born 3 May 1949) is a former Argentine football striker. In a career spanning (1972–1984) he played for Unión de Santa Fe, Rosario Central, River Plate, Racing Club de Avellaneda and Chacarita Juniors. On 22 February 1976, Luque scored all 5 goals in a game in which his club, River Plate, defeated San Lorenzo de Almagro 5–1. International career With Argentina he was 1978 World Champion, scoring four goals in the tournament, including a spectacular long distance volley against France during the first round. During that tournament, a brother died in a traffic accident on the day that Argentina played Italy. He also seriously injured his left elbow in the match against France, the second game of that championship, forcing him to miss two matches. He was back for the last three matches of the tournament, including the final against Holland.
Shirt details: Made in Argentina. Number stitched in leather material. See photos for more details!!