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Lot # 43: *Vintage* Carles Rexach #18 Spain National Team Match Worn Shirt for International Season 1971-72 (FC Barcelona Legend) *Teammate Provenance*

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*Vintage* Carles Rexach #18 Spain National Team Match Worn Shirt for International Season 1971-72.

He played against France in 1971 using #18 and a couple of friendly matches as substiture during 1971-72

Provenance: *Teammate Provenance*

Carles 'Charly' Rexach i Cerdà (born 13 January 1947) is a Spanish former football winger and manager. His career was mainly associated to Barcelona, spending 44 years at the club as a player (youth levels included) and coach.He formed a successful partnership with Johan Cruyff, both on and off the field, and as a player appeared in 638 games and scored 197 goals, winning the Pichichi Trophy in 1971; he won a combined eight titles both capacities combined, including the La Liga championship in the 1973–74 season and the 1979 Cup Winners' Cup. Rexach appeared for Spain at the 1978 World Cup, earning 15 caps in nine years. Playing career Born in Pedralbes, Barcelona, Catalonia,[4] Rexach made his senior debut for FC Barcelona on 25 April 1965 after having joined their youth system as a 12-year-old, scoring once in a 4–0 away win against Racing de Santander for the Copa del Generalísimo. His first appearance in La Liga took place on 10 September 1967, and he also found the net, but in a 2–3 away loss to Real Zaragoza; additionally, he spent two years on loan to CD Condal, who acted as the farm team. In the 1970–71 season, Rexach scored a career-best 17 goals to win the Pichichi Trophy alongside Atlético Madrid player José Eulogio Gárate. His team finished in second position with the same points as champions Valencia CF, adding the domestic cup. On 5 November 1974, Rexach netted a hat-trick to help the hosts defeat Feyenoord 3–0 in the second round of the European Cup, after three assists from longtime teammate Johan Cruyff. In the final of the 1978 Spanish Cup, he was chosen Man of the match after scoring twice in a 3–1 triumph over UD Las Palmas; on 16 May of the following year, he contributed with one goal in the 4–3 extra time defeat of Fortuna Düsseldorf in the decisive match of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. Rexach retired in 1981 at the age of 34, and on 1 September, Barcelona played a testimonial match against Argentina at the Camp Nou. He made his debut for the Spain national side on 23 April 1969, playing the second half of the 0–0 friendly draw to Mexico in Seville; selected to the 1978 FIFA World Cup squad, he featured once in an eventual group stage exit.

Shirt details: Spain shield stitched on the shirt. Numbers stitched on the shirt. See photos for all details!!

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