Benfica 1996-97 player shirt by Olympic believed to have been issued to Ramires for the Cup Winners Cup Quarter Final 2nd leg against Fiorentina played at the Artemio Franchi on the 20th March 1997.
Benfica had lost 2-0 at the Estádio da Luz in the 1st leg and had their work cut out here in Florence if they were to overturn the defecit and progress past Batistuta and co.
The side were given hope when Edgar put them ahead in the 22nd minute but La Viola held on to secure their place in the Semi Finals 2-1 on aggregate. Ramires was a youth team player and was not in the matchday squad for this fixture.
Correct player size flock print professionally heat pressed, small size paint transfer Telecel sponsor without company logo to meet UEFA regulations, Benfica text on back of collar has been covered for the same reason, not commercially available to this specification, given to the match official as a gift and comes from their own personal collection - a signed letter verifying this will be provided.