Lot # 25: Jose “Poli” Garcia #14 Los Angeles Aztecs (NASL) Match Worn Shirt for North American Soccer League 1981 (Los Angeles Aztecs Legend).

Starting Bid: $400.00

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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

Jose “Poli” Garcia #14 Los Angeles Aztecs (NASL) Match Worn Shirt for North American Soccer League 1981. Provenance: Former NASL 1981 player.

Camiseta de Los Angeles Aztecs #14 utilizada por Jose "Poli" Garcia por la temporada de la Liga Estadounidense (NASL) en el año 1981. Procedencia: Ex Jugador de la Liga Estadounidense (NASL) de 1981.

Jose “Poli” Garcia (born in San Diego, California) is a retired American soccer player. He spent at least four seasons in the American Soccer League, three in the North American Soccer League and four in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He was the 1979 American Soccer League MVP and earned two caps with the United States in 1975.
Born in San Diego, Garcia spent most of his youth in Mexico City, Mexico. His family returned to California when he was fifteen. Garcia signed with the expansion California Sunshine of the American Soccer League in 1977. In 1979, he and team mate Joey Fink tied for the league lead in goal scoring with fifteen apiece. Garcia also garnered league MVP and first team All Star recognition. In 1980, he moved from the Sunshine to the Los Angeles Aztecs of the North American Soccer League (NASL). After the Aztecs folded following the 1981 season, and Garcia moved to the Jacksonville Tea Men for the 1982 season. The Tea Men left the NASL and joined the ASL following and Garcia remained with the team through at least the 1983 ASL season.

Shirt Details: Adidas trademark. Size M. Adidas logo stitched on the shirt. LA Aztecs shield painted on the shirt. Name and numbers painted/stamped on the shirt. See pictures for more precise details!!

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