Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Light wear
Size: Adult's Large
Chest Measurement: 41-43 Inches / 103-109 CM
Colour: Red, white & gold trim
Seasons: 2006/2007 & 2007/2008
Player: Michael Owen
Official Umbro England away football shirt from the 2006/07 international season. Complete with Owen #10 on the front and back of the shirt in official lettering.
Condition of this vintage football jersey is 8/10 – Excellent. Light wear (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
In qualification for the 2006 World Cup, Owen scored five goals.
In May 2005, he scored his second international hat-trick in a friendly match against Colombia at Giants Stadium. In another pre-World Cup friendly, Owen scored two late goals to give England a 3–2 win over rivals Argentina in November 2005.
Owen made his debut for the England B-team in a friendly against Belarus on 25 May 2006, as part of his return to match fitness ahead of the 2006 World Cup. He captained England B in this game, playing for 61 minutes before being substituted.
Owen started England's first two games of the 2006 World Cup, against Paraguay and Trinidad and Tobago, but did not manage to score. After playing only 51 seconds of his third appearance of the tournament, and 80th cap, in the final group game against Sweden, Owen badly twisted his right knee and was forced to leave the match on a stretcher.
A scan of the injury on 21 June confirmed that Owen had torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his knee, and was sent home, no longer able to play in the tournament. In March 2009, Owen admitted that all injuries he was sustaining were relating back to his injury in the 2006 World Cup tournament, and that he should not have returned prematurely from injury to participate in the competition.
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