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Lot # 15: *Collector's Gem* Rare Mario Kempes #15 Argentina National Team Match Worn Shirt for International Season 1981. *Provenance: Argentina National Team Player*

Starting Bid: $1,000.00

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Item was in Auction "#GOAT Episode Four",
which ran from 9/22/2021 8:00 PM to
10/2/2021 11:00 AM

*Collector's Gem* Mario Kempes #15 Argentina National Team Match Worn Shirt for International Season 1981.

Note: Kempes was substitute of Ramon Diaz most international games during 1981. This model was used in matches against FC Barcelona, Hercules and Fiorentina!

Kempes is regarded as one of Football all time legends (FIFA World Cup 1978 Champion & Best Player of the Tournament)

*Provenance: Argentina National Team Player*

Mario Alberto Kempes Chiodi; (born 15 July 1954 in Bell Ville, Córdoba) is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a striker. His father, Mario, also a footballer, inspired him to play from a young age. At the age of seven he began playing with a junior team and at fourteen, he joined the Talleres reserves. A prolific goalscorer, at club level he is best known for playing for Valencia, finishing as La Liga's top goalscorer twice, and amassing 116 goals in 184 league games for the club. At international level, Kempes was the focal point of Argentina's 1978 World Cup win where he scored twice in the final, and received the Golden Boot as top goalscorer. He also won the Golden Ball for the player of the tournament, making him one of only three players to have won all three awards at a single World Cup, along with Garrincha in 1962, and Paolo Rossi in 1982. Kempes won South American Footballer of the Year, Onze d'Or European footballer of the Year, and World Cup Golden Ball in 1978. In 2004, he was named as one of the Top 125 greatest living footballers as part of FIFA's 100th anniversary celebration

Shirt details: Le Coq Sportif trademark . Made in France. Le Coq Sportif logo stamped on the shirt. AFA shield stitched on the shirt. Numbers stamped on felt-flock material. See photos for all details!!

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