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Lot # 20: *Museum Gem - Alfredo Di Stefano Idol* FIRST TIME SEEN Arsenio Erico Club Independiente (Argentina) Match Worn Boots for Argentine First Division 1939-40. *Provenance:Former Independiente MAGLIONI COLLECTION with ID*

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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



*Museum Gem - Alfredo Di Stefano Idol* FIRST TIME SEEN Arsenio Erico Club Independiente (Argentina) Match Worn Boots for Argentine First Division 1939-40.

Erico was an inspiration to Argentine player Alfredo Di Stefano, who considered him one of the greatest players ever. Other figures like Brazilian striker Leônidas da Silva and Paraguayan Delfín Benítez Cáceres also consider Erico as one of the best players in history. Argentine striker Francisco Varallo remembers Erico as a "phenomenon" that would excel in scoring headers due to his high jumps.

*Provenance:Former Independiente EDUARDO MAGLIONI Legend with ID*

Arsenio Pastor Erico Martínez (30 March 1915 – 23 July 1977) was a Paraguayan football striker. He is the all-time highest goalscorer in the Argentine first division, with 295 goals according to Argentine Football Association. Previously it had been affirmed that Erico's record was 293 goals, sharing the record with Angel Labruna All the goals in Erico's career in Primera División were scored playing for Independiente. Erico is also considered the best Paraguayan footballer of all time and for some is the best player in history, including Alfredo Di Stefano. A striker noted for his technique, finishing and aerial ability, Erico was regarded one of the finest players of the 1930s and one of greatest players to have played in the Argentinean league.

Boots Details: Wolf trademark. Made in Argentina. Leather Material. Size long 29 Centimeters. (29cm).

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