Condition: 7/10 Good. Some small light shadow marks. Umbro motif faded on the lower side
Size: Adults Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 44-46 Inches / 111-117 CM
Colour: White, red & black trim
Player: Eric Cantona
Official Umbro Manchester United away football shirt from the 1996/97 season. Complete with Cantona #7 on the back of the shirt.
This was the last season before the Premier League introduced standardised lettering & numbers on the back of the shirts
Condition of this original football shirt is 7/10 - Good. Some small light shadow marks. Umbro motif faded on the lower side (see photos).
Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection.
Cantona was confirmed as United's captain for the 1996–97 season following the departure of Steve Bruce to Birmingham City.
United retained the league in the 1996–97 season; Cantona had won four league titles in five years with United (six in seven years including those won with Marseille and Leeds United), the exception being the 1994–95 season which he had missed the second half of through suspension.
At the end of the season he announced that he was retiring from football at the age of 30. His final competitive game came against West Ham on 11 May 1997, and his final appearance before retiring was five days later on 16 May in a testimonial for David Busst (the player whose career had been ended by an injury suffered against United the previous year) against Coventry City at Highfield Road.
Cantona scored a total of 64 league goals for Manchester United, 11 in domestic cup competitions, and 5 in the Champions League, bringing his tally to 80 goals in less than five years.
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