Lot # 48: *Museum Piece* Silvio Rojas #15 Bolivia National Team Match Worn Shirt for International Season 1983 (Blooming Legend)

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*Museum Piece* Silvio Rojas #15 Bolivia National Team Match Worn Shirt for International Season 1983.

Provenance: Peru 1982-83 National Team Player 

Edmundo Silvio Rojas Aguilera (Porongo , November 3, 1959 ) is a former Bolivian footballer , of attacking role . He was born of Domingo Rojas and Emni Aguilera. He married Rosario Roca, with whom he had four children; after retiring from the world of football he embarked on a political career .Technical characteristics Left-handed, he played as a striker, covering the left wing. With a minute physique, his strengths were speed and technical ability in controlling the ball, which he used to avoid opponents. He indicated himself as one of Bolivia's most prolific players, also thanks to the power of his shots. Rojas started playing football in the special school of the Asociación Cruceña de Fútbol , the federation of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. After moving to Cochabamba , he joined the Aurora, with whom he played the pre-season preparation; however, he did not play any official matches with this formation. In 1977 , on the occasion of the first edition of the professional championship, he integrated the ranks of Deportivo Bata. After scoring 6 goals with the new shirt, he moved to Blooming in 1979. The team of Santa Cruz gave him the opportunity to play continuously: Rojas became owner in the offensive department. During his Blooming campaign he was often among the top scorers in the league, with a record 21 goals in the 1984 league . In that same year came the victory in the top flight, which followed the two second places obtained in 1982 and 1983. In 1987 he left Blooming for Real Santa Cruz, while in 1989 he played a season for the Destroyers. After two experiences in Oruro (San José) and Cochabamba (Orcobol) he ended his career in 1993 with the Destroyers.Rojas played two editions of the South American Under-20 football championship , 1977 and 1979.In 1983 he made his debut in the senior national team. In the same year he was included in the list for the Copa América . He made his debut in the competition on 14 August at the Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz , taking over from Aguilar during the match against Colombia.He then played as a starter with Peru (August 21) and as a substitute in the return match with Colombia (August 31); on the latter occasion he scored the 2-2 goal in the 80th minute. He then took the field for the last time in Lima against Peru. Four years later Rojas returned to the squad for the Copa América scheduled in Argentina. During this tournament, however, it remained unused.

Shirt details: Penalty trademark. Made in Brazil. Size 10. Bolivia shield stamped / painted like on the shirt. Penalty logo stamped in felt/flock material. Numbers stamped / painted like on the shirt. See photos for all details!!

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