Lot #991
Soccer: Roberto Carlos

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Estimate: $300+

Description

Official Real Madrid C.F. jersey worn by left back Roberto Carlos during a match in the 1997-1998 season. The Kelme polyester jersey, size large, features the Real Madrid emblem and sponsorship logos to chest area, the Royal Spanish Football Federation patch to right shoulder, and name and number “3” to back. In fine condition, with expected wear from use. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the son of Rogelson Da Silva Barretto, a former uniform manager for the Brazilian National Soccer Team, who affirms that this jersey derives from his father's personal collection. Carlos joined Real Madrid in 1996 and spent 11 highly successful seasons with the squad, playing 584 matches in all competitions and scoring 71 goals. At Real, he won four La Liga titles and the UEFA Champions League three times. Widely considered one of the best left backs in history, Carlos was also known as a free-kick specialist throughout his career—his bending shots have measured at over 105 miles per hour.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021