Lot # 51: Ruben Sosa #11 SS Lazio (Italy) Match Worn Shirt for Serie A Italian League 1988-89 (Uruguay Copa America 1987 & 1995 Champion)

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Item was in Auction "José Luis Brown & Friends, The Tribute",
which ran from 5/25/2019 10:00 PM to
6/8/2019 6:00 PM

Ruben Sosa #11 SS Lazio (Italy) Match Worn Shirt for Serie A Italian League 1988-89. Museum Piece. Provenance: Former SS Lazio 1988-89 player.

Camiseta - maglia del SS Lazio (Italia) #11 usada por Ruben Sosa durante la temporada 1988-89 de la Serie A Liga Italiana. Pieza de Museo. Procedencia: Ex jugador de Lazio durante la temporada 1988-89.

Ruben Sosa Ardaiz (born 25 April 1966) is a retired Uruguayan football forward. He was a member of the Uruguay national team and a plethora of clubs around the world.
Born in Montevideo, Sosa started his career in Danubio at the age of 15, being one of the youngest footballers to play in the Uruguayan First Division. He played for Danubio from 1982 to 1985, when he was transferred to Spain's Real Zaragoza. With this club, Ruben Sosa won the Copa del Rey in 1986, scoring in the final against FC Barcelona. After playing for Zaragoza, Ruben Sosa was transferred to Italy's S.S. Lazio, staying for four years before being sold to Internazionale, where he reached his greatest form as a football player. He was Inter's leading goal scorer in the 1992–93 and 1993–94 seasons, winning the UEFA Cup in 1994.
After years of success in Uruguay, Spain and Italy, Ruben Sosa played for Germany´s Borussia Dortmund, winning the Bundesliga title in 1995–96. When he left Borussia Dortmund, he returned to Spain to play for CD Logroñés. After a couple of months playing for the team, Ruben Sosa decided to leave in order to make his dream come true: he wanted to play for his favourite team in Uruguay, famous Nacional. At Nacional, Sosa won the Uruguayan League in 1998, 2000 and 2001, becoming one of the fans' heroes. 
With the Uruguay national team, Sosa won the Copa América in 1987and 1995, and he played at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy; he also managed a runners-up medal at the 1989 Copa América, where he was named the tournament's best player, and later took part at the 1993 Copa América.

Shirt details: Kappa Trademark. Made in Italy. Size L. Kappa logo stitched. Lazio shield stitched. Sponsor sublimated on the shirt. Numbers stamped on the shirt.

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