*Historic Gem* AMSTERDAM OLYMPICS GOLD MEDAL FINALS Match Used BALL Uruguay National Team vs Argentina June 13, 1928.
*Provenance: Referee Domingo Lombardi Collection LOA*
Olympics Amsterdam 1928 Gold Medal Match Story:
In the final the Uruguayans played Argentina who had trounced Egypt (clearly out of their depth against more sophisticated opposition, they conceded 6 goals to Argentina and 11 to Italy in the bronze medal match).
The final itself was a close-run affair. Both nations had been undefeated in competitive matches against other nations but had traded losses to each other since the last Olympic competition. The interest was immense. The Dutch had received 250,000 requests for tickets from all over Europe.
Once again, there was little in it; the first game finished 1-1 and the tie went to a replay. Uruguay's Scarone converted the winner in the second half of that game.
Ball details: Leather material and very nice condition.