Lot 908: Pele match-worn green New York Cosmos No.10 jersey from the preseason
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Pele match-worn green New York Cosmos No.10 jersey from the preseason game v Seattle Sounders in the first sporting event held in the Kingdome, Seattle, 9th April 1976, in Aertex, short-sleeved with gold collar & cuffs, numbered 10 to right sleeve and the reverse which is also lettered PELE A crowd of 58,128 attended this match, reportedly setting a record crowd for a US soccer match. Cosmos won 3-1 and Pele scored two of the goals. The Kingdome, a massive concrete structure, had officially opened 13 days earlier. Provenance: The Charles Martinelli Collection. Former Equipment Manager of the New York Cosmos.