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1970 FIFA World Cup Player’s Participation Medal Relating to the Brazil Squad (Winners).
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A 1970 FIFA World Cup Participation Medal relating to the 1970 Brazil Squad (Champions). This original FIFA 1970 World Cup Participation medal measures approximately 1.75″ in diameter and weighs approximately 47.2 grams. The medal features Aztec figures to the front with the wording “El Futbol Lazo de Amistad Entre Las Naciones”. The resverse side features an image of the Jules Rimet trophy with the wording: “IX Campeonato Mundial de Futbol 1970, Mexico, 46.13 grs, Plata Pura”. The medal is believed to be Silver. This particular medal was brought back to Brazil after the tournament by a member of the Brazil staff. The medal was one of many items left uncollected by the players, and it is unknown what player or staff member was the original recipient of this medal during the tournament. Upon close inspection, you will come to find this item in the following condition: Overall, the medal remains very clean with very little patina. There is some light wear to the sides of the medal, with some of the engraving to the side smoothing out somewhat. Overall, very good condition for it’s age.
Brazil defeated Italy 4-1 at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico to claim their 3rd World Cup Title. It was one of the most iconic moments in World Cup history, and one of the most memorable moments in Pele’s Brazil career. The 1970 Brazil squad played what many consider to be the most beautiful team football ever produced.
A truly rare and incredible item relating to Brazil’s triumph at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico. The item will be presented in a black glossy gift box for future safe-keeping.