West Germany 1989 player shirt by Adidas believed to have been match worn by Berthold in the 1990 World Cup Qualification Group 4 match against Wales played at Cardiff Arms Park on the 31st May '89.
The 1986 finalists had beaten Finland and then drawn home and away with rivals Holland before going into this game with the Welsh.
Franz Beckenbauer's men just could not put the ball in the net here in Cardiff and the match ended in a 0-0 stalemate and another draw for Germany. The Hellas Verona star Berthold played the full match at the back and could be happy with the clean sheet. The DFB went on to qualify for Italia '90 as runners-up by come the following summer they would be World Champions once again and Berthold was a part of that glorious squad. This all-time great Adidas design was worn at Euro '88 right through to qualification for Euro '92. Berthold won 62 caps and played at four major international tournaments for his country.
Correct player size flock print professionally heat pressed, embroidered crest is machine stitched, light transfer Adidas trefoil, made from 40% cotton, 40% polyester and 20% viskose, made in West Germany, design not commercially available to this specification, swapped with a Wales player and comes from their own personal collection - a signed letter verifying this will be provided.