Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Rectangular motif missing near lower hem
Size: Adults Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 44-46 Inches / 111-117 CM
Colour: Red, black & white trim
Seasons: 1997/1998 & 1998/1999
Official Umbro Manchester United European football shirt from the 1997/98 season.
This was the jersey Man Utd wore for their famous 1999 Champions League win against Bayern Munich at the Nou Camp.
Condition of this original football shirt is 8/10 – Excellent. Rectangular motif missing near lower hem (see photos).
Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
United were without first-choice central midfielders Keane and Scholes, as both were suspended after receiving a second yellow card in the competition. Ferguson reorganised the team, with Blomqvist and Butt replacing Keane and Scholes, Beckham moving from right-wing to centre-midfield and Giggs moving from the left to the right wing. United lined up in their normal 4–4–2 formation. This was the final match for Peter Schmeichel, who captained the team.
Mario Basler's free kick after six minutes opened the scoring for Bayern Munich. Bayern then had the chance to extend their lead with Mehmet Scholl hitting the post and Carsten Jancker the crossbar, forcing Peter Schmeichel to make numerous saves. In reaction to going a goal down, Ferguson substituted in Solskjær and Sheringham. As the game went to injury time, referee Pierluigi Collina indicated that three minutes would be played. In almost the last attack of the game, United won a corner, which Beckham took and goalkeeper Schmeichel went up front for.
The ball was partially cleared by the Bayern defence before being played back to Giggs, who sent a low volley into the path of Sheringham, whose scuffed shot squeezed low inside the post.
Almost immediately after the equaliser United won another corner, again taken by Beckham. He landed the ball on the head of Sheringham who nodded it to Solskjær who in turn toe-poked it into the roof of the net. Oliver Kahn, the Bayern goalkeeper, was motionless on the line. United had completed the come-back. Bayern barely had time to restart the game, which referee Collina brought to a close just a few seconds later.
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