Mehmed Baždarevic #10 Yugoslavia National Team Match Worn Shirt vs Argentina for FIFA World Youth Championship Cup played at Japan, August 28, 1979.
-Considered to be one of the best football players from Bosnia and Herzegovina-
Provenance: *Player Collection* with pics - swap after the match.
Mehmed Baždarevic (born 28 September 1960) is a Bosnian professional football manager and former player. He was most recently the manager of Ligue 2 club Paris FC. Baždarevic played for Bosnian side Željeznicar and French outfit Sochaux, among others. Nicknamed Meša in the former Yugoslavia and Mécha in France, he is considered to be one of the best football players from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Internationally, Baždarevic earned caps with Yugoslavia and took part playing at UEFA Euro 1984. He also played for Bosnia and Herzegovina after the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1992. He was the first captain of the Bosnian national team. He retired as a player in 1998 and moved into management. Baždarevic's professional playing career started in Željeznicar in 1978. He was part of the team that managed to reach the UEFA Cup semi-finals in 1985 under the guidance of Ivica Osim. In the 1980–81 season, Željeznicar reached the Yugoslav Cup final (Marshal Tito Cup final), with 20-year-old Baždarevic scoring two goals in a 2–3 loss to another Bosnian side Velež Mostar. The venue of the final was Red Star Stadium in Belgrade played in front of 40,000 football fans. Baždarevic played more than 300 games for the club. Sochaux In 1987, Baždarevic moved to French club Sochaux. He stayed at the club until 1996. He collected more than 350 appearances for Sochaux in various competitions. Later career and retirement After Željeznicar and Sochaux, Baždarevic played for Nîmes (1996–97 season) and Swiss side Étoile Carouge (1997–98 season) before he announced his retirement in the summer of 1998. As a player, Baždarevic was targeted by many clubs including Barcelona, Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.International career: Baždarevic played for the national teams of two countries. He played for the Yugoslavia junior, Olympic and under-21 teams. He captained the under-20 national team that took part in the 1979 FIFA World Youth Championship. His debut for the senior Yugoslav national team came in 1983. He collected 54 caps and scored four goals for the national team. He represented the Yugoslavia at UEFA Euro 1984 playing in all the team's games at the tournament. Baždarevic began to play for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team in 1992 after Bosnia and Herzegovina gained independence. However, the team was not recognised by FIFA until 1995 in part due to the Bosnian War.
Shirt details: Puma trademark. Made in West Germany. Size 52. Yugoslavia shield stitched on the shirt. Puma logo painted / sublimated on the shirt. Numbers stitched on the shirt. See photos for more details!!