Lot 931: Carlos Alberto's full Cosmos playing kit worn in the NASL Championship
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Carlos Alberto's full Cosmos playing kit worn in the NASL Championship Soccer Bowl v Seattle Sounders at the Civic Stadium, Portland, Oregon, 28th August 1977, comprising a green short-sleeved jersey numbered 25 to the front the right sleeve and the back, the reverse also lettered C. ALBERTO, a pair of white No.25 shorts and a pair of green socks (4) For information on the 1977 Soccer Bowl see lot 929. The former Brazilian World Cup winning captain played 80 times for the Cosmos between 1977 and 1980. Charles Martinelli confirms that this shirt was worn in the first half of the match, the rest of the kit for the whole game. Provenance: The Charles Martinelli Collection. Former Equipment Manager of the New York Cosmos.