1996/97 Ajax Away Football Shirt (XL) Umbro # 10 Litmanen
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Information: Official Umbro Ajax Away football shirt from the 1996/97 season, as worn in Louis Van Gaal's final season in charge when the side reached the Semi-Finals of the Champions League but could only finished 4th in the Eredivisie. The shirt boasts the nameset of Finnish national icon, Jari Litmanen #10 on the reverse. During his club career, Litmanen represented Reipas, HJK, MyPa and Lahti in Finland and Ajax, Barcelona, Liverpool, Hansa Rostock and Malmö FF abroad. Considered one of the best attacking midfielders in the world, he became the first Finnish footballing superstar while playing for Ajax in the mid-1990s, winning the Champions League in 1995. The Association of Football Statisticians' (The AFS) compendium of 'Greatest Ever Footballers' listed Litmanen as the 53rd best footballer ever.
Teammates: Including Kluivert, De Boer, Litmanen, Overmars & Bogarde.
Condition: Excellent. Bright colours, badges are stitched, sponsor is printed within the material, a couple of light bobbles on reverse, otherwise is excellent condition. Small tear on internal Umbro neck label. Superb vinyl reproduction heat pressed nameset on reverse.
Dimensions: Pit-to-Pit= 58cm / Collar-to-Hem= 74cm.