Lot # 63: Faustino Asprilla #11 Parma (Italy) Match Worn Shirt for Calcio 1992-93 (Colombia World Cup Legend)

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Faustino Asprilla #11 Parma (Italy) Match Worn Shirt for Calcio League 1992-93. Provenance: Former Italian League 1992-93 player.

Asprilla is connsidered one of the top all time legends of Colombia football history. He is part of one the best Colombian generation of stars such as Rincón, Higuita and Carlos Valderrama among others.

Camiseta del Parma (Italia) #11 usada por Faustino Asprilla por la Liga Italiana 1992-93. Procendencia: Ex jugador de la liga italiana 1992-93.

Faustino Hernán "Tino" Asprilla Hinestroza (born 10 November 1969) is a Colombian former footballer who most notably played for Parma, Newcastle United and the Colombia national team as a forward. Though never a prolific goalscorer, he was a quick, agile and skilful player known for his flair, creativity, power and pace, as well as his ability to create chances and score spectacular goals.In 1993, he was named by FIFA as the sixth-best player in the world.Despite his talent, he was known for being temperamental and controversial both on and off the field.He was also known for his somersault then double-fist-pump goal celebration.

In his first season at Parma, Asprilla scored some important goals, including a 27-yard second-half free-kick which helped Parma defeat Milan 1–0, ending the Italian champions' unbeaten streak at 58 matches.[7] It was at Parma Asprilla arguably enjoyed his greatest club success. Asprilla was part of the Parma squad which won its first international tournament, the 1992–93 European Cup Winners' Cup, scoring four goals in eight matches. It was his brace in Spain that rallied the Italian team to a 2–1 victory over Atlético Madrid in the semi-final. However, an injury meant he was an unused substitute as Parma defeated Belgian club Royal Antwerp 3–1 in the final.[7] In early 1994, Asprilla was part of the Parma side which defeated Milan 0–2 at the San Siro to overturn a 0–1 first leg deficit and claim the 1993 European Super Cup. Also in the 1993–94 season, Parma reached a second Cup Winners' Cup final. However, a 0–1 defeat to Arsenal meant they would not retain their trophy. In 1994–95, Parma again reached the final of a major European competition as they faced Italian compatriots Juventus in the final of the UEFA Cup. Asprilla was instrumental in Parma's run to the final, with three goals over two legs in the semi-final against Bayer Leverkusen.In the final itself, Asprilla was in the starting XI for both legs as Parma defeated Juventus 2–1 on aggregate. At the start of the 1995–96 season, Asprilla found himself out of head coach Nevio Scala's plans. In February 1996, after making only six appearances in the opening five months of the season, Asprilla joined English Premier League leaders Newcastle United for a £6.7 million transfer fee. During his first spell at Parma, Asprilla scored 25 goals in 84 Serie A appearances.He is considered one of the greatest players of Parma's successful period in the 1990s.In his three full seasons with the club, Parma finished third, fifth and third in Serie A. The club also reached a European final in each of those seasons, as well as the 1994–95 Coppa Italia final. UEFA Cup Winners' Cup winner: 1992/93 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup runner-up: 1993/94 European Super Cup winner: 1993 UEFA Cup winner: 1994/95, 1998/99.

Asprilla scored 20 goals in 57 matches for Colombia from 1993 to 2001 and played for his country at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups. Asprilla was expected to be one of the top players of the 1994 tournament, but failed to score a single goal as Colombia was eliminated in the first round. 1992 Summer Olympics Asprilla was a member of the Colombian team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona where the team was eliminated in the first round following losses to Spain (4–0) and Egypt (3–4) and a draw with Ireland (1–1). 1993 Copa America In the 1993 Copa América, held in Ecuador, Colombia finished third overall. After topping Group C with a 2–1 win over Mexico and draws with Bolivia (1–1) and Argentina (1–1), Colombia defeated Uruguay 1–1 (5–3 on penalties) before losing 0–0 (6–5 on penalties) to Argentina in the semi-final, the eventual tournament winners. In the match for third place, Colombia defeated hosts Ecuador 1–0 to claim third place. Asprilla did not score in the tournament. 1994 FIFA World Cup Asprilla was part of the Colombian team which demolished Argentina 5–0 in a World Cup Qualifier match in Buenos Aires in 1993, where Asprilla scored twice. Colombia finished undefeated in the South American qualifying group. Entering the 1994 World Cup, there were high expectations for Colombia as a dark horse favourite to win the tournament with a squad that included such notable players as Carlos Valderrama, Freddy Rincón and Asprilla. However, with one win and two losses, Colombia finished at the bottom of their group and was eliminated after the first round. Asprilla himself had a disappointing tournament, failing to score, and even walked out on his teammates midway through the group stage. 1995 Copa América In the 1995 Copa América, held and won by Uruguay, Colombia again finished third. Colombia started out by finishing third in Group B with a 1–1 draw with Peru (Asprilla scored the goal), a 1–0 win over Ecuador and a 0–3 loss to Brazil. The nation then went on to defeat Paraguay 5–4 on penalties after a 1–1 draw in the quarter-finals before losing to Uruguay 2–0 in the semi-final. In the third place match, Colombia faced the United States, which Colombia easily defeated 4–1 with Asprilla scoring one of the Colombians' four goals in the match. 1998 FIFA World Cup In the 1998 FIFA World Cup, held in France, expectations were again high for Colombia and Asprilla remained in the team. However, again Colombia was eliminated in the first round following one win and two losses. Asprilla was dismissed from the team after complaining to reporters about the head coach's decision to substitute him near the end of Colombia's opening loss against Romania. In 2001, at age 32, Asprilla retired from international football.

Shirt details: Umbro trademark. Size XL. Parma shield stitched. Numbers stamped

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