*Rare Model* Ruben Cano #9 Atlanta (Argentina) Match Worn Shirt for Argentine First Division 1973. Museum Piece.
Provenance: Former Argentina National Team - River Plate & San Lorenzo Legend. Player Collection
Rubén Andrés Cano Martínez (born 5 February 1951) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a striker. He played in 228 La Liga matches during eight seasons (94 goals) in representation of two teams, mainly Atlético Madrid. Cano appeared for Spain at the 1978 World Cup. Club career Born in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina to Spanish parents, Cano started his professional career with Buenos Aires-based Club Atlético Atlanta, remaining four years with the team. In 1974, he returned to the land of his ancestors and joined Elche CF, making his La Liga debut on 14 September 1974 in a 1–0 home win against Atlético Madrid and finishing his first season with six goals in 32 games as the Valencians ranked in eighth position. In the 1976 off-season, Cano signed for precisely Atlético Madrid, scoring 20 times in his first year – fifth-best in the competition – as the Colchoneros won the national championship, one point ahead of FC Barcelona. He added 40 in the following two seasons combined, and formed an efficient forward partnership during his spell with another Argentine-born player, Rubén Ayala.After only 12 matches (one goal) in 1981–82, 32-year-old Cano left Atlético and joined CD Tenerife in the third division, helping the Canary Islands side promote in his debut season and remaining with the club for a further two second level campaigns; he closed out his career at the age of 36 after a couple of years with another team in Madrid, division two's Rayo Vallecano. International career Cano chose to represent Spain internationally, going on to win 12 caps in two years. His debut occurred on 16 April 1977 in a 1978 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Romania (0–1 loss in Bucharest); also in that competition, he scored the game's only goal in Belgrade on 30 November to help his adopted nation defeat Yugoslavia and top its group.Picked for the finals in Argentina, Cano appeared in the 1–2 defeat against Austria,in an eventual group stage exit.
Shirt details: 'Prendas Deportiva' trademark. Made in Argentina. Number stitched in leather material. See photos for more details!!