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Lot # 2: *Pele Scored a Goal!* *Photomatched* Pele #10 Santos (Brazil) Match Worn Shirt vs Comunicaciones (Guatemala) for Santos Tour played at Guatemala, February 13, 1972. Provenance: Juan Guzman that swap shirts after the match

Starting Bid: $5,000.00

Bids: 5 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "#GOAT Episode One",
which ran from 1/21/2021 8:00 PM to
2/6/2021 1:45 PM

*Museum Gem* *Photomatched* Pelé #10 FC Santos (Brazil) Match Worn Shirt vs Comunicaciones (Guatemala) for Santos Tour played at Guatemala, February 13, 1972.

Pele scored a goal while using this jersey!!

Provenance: This museum piece was presented by Juan Carlos Guzman that swap shirts after the match with Pele.

Shirt fits perfectly in auction photos both front and back number (See pictures) Incredible piece with superb provenance.

Match Report: 1-1 Pele Goal

Santos: Cejas; Paulo; Oberdan, Carlos Alberto y Ze Carlos:, Nene , Leo; Manuel Maria (Javer), Edu, Pele (Orlando) y Ferreira.

Comunicaciones: Nixon; L. Villavicencio (Fernandez Lugo), Juan Carlos Guzman; Erwin Torres y Rene Villavicencio; Bolanos, Hugo Torres; Nelson Melgar, Tambasco, Oscar Molina (Valle), Mendoza (Peter Sandoval).

Referee: Giovanni Canesa.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazilian Portuguese: born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward. He is regarded by many in the sport, including football writers, players, and fans, as the greatest player of all time. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), and was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century award. That same year, Pelé was elected Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. According to the IFFHS, Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, scoring 1281 goals in 1363 games, which included unofficial friendlies and tour games. 
Pelé began playing for Santos at age 15 and the Brazil national team at 16. During his international career, he won three FIFA World Cups: 1958, 1962 and 1970, being the only player ever to do so. Pelé is the all-time leading goalscorer for Brazil with 77 goals in 92 games. At club level he is the record goalscorer for Santos, and led them to the 1962 and 1963 Copa Libertadores. Known for connecting the phrase "The Beautiful Game" with football, Pelé's "electrifying play and penchant for spectacular goals" made him a star around the world, and his teams toured internationally in order to take full advantage of his popularity. 

Shirt details: Hering (Esportes Moura) trademark. Made in Brazil.Santos Shield Stitched. Numbers stitched in cloth material. See pictures for all details.

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