Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult’s Large
Chest Measurement: 42-44 Inches / 107-112 CM
Colour: Red & white stripes
Seasons: 2006/2007 & 2007/2008
Player: Roque Santa Cruz
Official Adidas Paraguay home football shirt from the 2006/07 international season. Complete with Santa Cruz #9 on the front and back of the shirt in official lettering.
Condition of this vintage football jersey is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
Santa Cruz was in doubt for the 2006 World Cup as he had been recovering from a knee injury, however, he recovered in time for the start of the tournament and was eventually was selected in the 23-man squad by coach Aníbal Ruiz. Despite wearing the number 24 shirt during the World Cup qualification campaign, he was handed the number 9 for the tournament. Santa Cruz was part of the starting XI players in Paraguay's first match against England on 10 June.
He was partnered upfront alongside Nelson Valdez in the eventual 1–0 loss. Santa Cruz again started in Paraguay's 1–0 loss to Sweden on 15 June, where he was substituted off of the field for Dante López in the 63rd minute.
Santa Cruz played a full 90 minutes of Paraguay's third group stage match against Trinidad and Tobago on 20 June, he had assisted Nelson Cuevas with a pass in scoring Paraguay's second goal in the 86th minute of the 2–0 victory. Paraguay finished in third position of their respective group, obtaining three points for their win against Trinidad and Tobago.
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