Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult's Medium
Chest Measurement: 41-43 Inches / 104-109 CM
Colour: Light blue & white hoops
Seasons: 2005 & 2006
Official Adidas Argentina home rugby shirt from the 2005 international season.
Condition of this original rugby jersey is 9/10 - Superb (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
Perhaps one of the Pumas' best matches of the decade came on 23 May 2005, when they played the British and Irish Lions in Cardiff before the Lions' tour to New Zealand. The Pumas chose a side of second- and third-choice players as 25 players were unavailable due to club commitments. An inspired Pumas performance, combined with lacklustre play by a mostly second-choice Lions side, put Argentina on the verge of a great upset until a Jonny Wilkinson penalty at the death salvaged a 25–25 draw and the Lions avoided a humiliating defeat.
When the Springboks returned to Argentina in November of that year at Vélez Sársfield, they faced a much stronger Pumas side, with most of their European-based players present. The Pumas took a 20–16 lead into the half-time break, before fading the second half and losing 34–23. The following week, the Pumas defeated Scotland 23–19 Murrayfield for the Pumas fifth consecutive win over Scotland since 1990.
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