Lionel Messi Game-Used #10 Argentina Home Shirt. 2018 FIFA World Cup (Group D).
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A Lionel Messi Game-Used #10 Argentina Home Shirt from the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Argentina & Nigeria in St. Petersburg on June 26, 2018. Argentina won a thrilling contest 2-1 to advance to the Round of 16. This shirt was an original piece of squad equipment, and was worn on the field of play by Lionel Messi. Please note: The player had worn 2 shirts during this match, changing into a fresh shirt during the half-time interval. This garment was worn for one half of play only. Upon close inspection, you will come to find the following signs of use throughout this garment: It is unknown if this shirt was processed through the AFA laundry prior to it’s release. It is difficult to discern if this shirt has remained unwashed or not after use by the athlete. There are some very small light smudges to the sleeve and lower back. Messi’s shirts remained fairly clean throughout this particular match due to ideal playing conditions. All of the hallmarks you would come to expect in a garment of this type.
Please take a moment to review the authentication notes provided, as well as the provided photographs:
1. Sized appropriately for Messi, marked as a size 6. Only squad garments had numerical sizing. Size 6 is the equivalent of a size Medium.
2. Messi’s name and squad number to back of garment. Small squad number to front of garment. Style unique to Argentina. Larger details only available to Argentina squad members. Unique thermal/thin rubber application.
3. FIFA World Cup competition logos to sleeves. Unique thermal/thin rubber application.
4. Adidas logo applied to chest in thin rubber material.
5. AFA crest applied to chest in textured material.
6. Appropriate Adidas identifiers throughout.
7. Match day information presented to chest reads: NIGERIA – ARGENTINA. 26 JUNE 2018. SAINT PETERSBURG.
8. Additional details apply.
A superb Messi example from one of the more memorable matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Messi scored a superb first-half goal as Argentina went on to defeat Nigeria 2-1, sending La Albiceleste to the Round of 16. This item will come presented in a lovely black gift box for future safe-keeping. This item was sourced directly out of the AFA.