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Lot # 3: *Museum Piece* Uruguay Football Association Authorized FIFA Jules Rimet 1930 World Cup Trophy gifted to JOSE NASAZZI in 1950 (Collectors Gem)

Category: Trophies

Starting Bid: $3,000.00

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Item was in Auction "#GameTales",
which ran from 8/21/2020 9:00 PM to
9/12/2020 1:00 PM



*Museum Piece* Uruguay Football Association Authorized FIFA Jules Rimet 1930 World Cup Trophy gifted to JOSE NASAZZI in 1950.

FIRST PIECE KNOWN!!! ONE OF A KIND from FIFA FIRST WORLD CUP 1930 Golden Ball!!

Superb Provenance: 1930 World Cup Museum Letter of Authenticity  - Declared national interest by The President of Uruguay.

Story:

After Uruguay winning World Cup 1950, Uruguay Football Association authorized (See Magazine photo and Coa) stores to sell a Jules Rimet 1950 Trophy and this one was given as gift personally to Jose Nasazzi. These were make in very limited edition.

Jose Nasazzi Profile:

José Nasazzi Yarza (24 March 1901 – 17 June 1968) was a Uruguayan footballer who played as a defender.He captained his country when they won the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930 and with the Uruguay team in 1928. He was born in Bella Vista, Montevideo to Giuseppe, an Italian immigrant from Esino Lario (near Milan), and María Jacinta Yarza from the Basque Country of Spain. Nasazzi is regarded by many as Uruguay's greatest ever football player.He was known as "El Gran Mariscal" (The Great Marshal) and had already won the gold medal at the 1924 and 1928 Olympic Games, as well as the South American Championship in 1923, 1924 and 1926, by the time of the first World Cup. On individual level, he was selected as best player at FIFA World Cup 1930 and twice (1923 & 1935) at South American Championship (the predecessor of Copa America). During the 1930 FIFA World Cup tournament, Uruguay's only serious rivals were their neighbors Argentina. After defeating Peru and Romania in the first round, Uruguay defeated Yugoslavia 6–1 in the semi-finals to set up a final against Argentina. Although his team were 2–1 behind at half-time, Nasazzi rallied his teammates in the second half, leading them to a 4–2 victory and making himself the first captain to lift the Jules Rimet Trophy. Although Uruguay refused to defend their title in 1934, Nasazzi won the South American Championship again (in 1935), before retiring in 1937 with 41 international appearances.

Trophy Details: PM France Formula Material. Size: 28 cm tall. Weigth: 600 grams. See photos for all details!!

 

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