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United States striker Michelle Akers wore this white Adidas warm up suit during the 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Akers dominated the inaugural edition of the Women’s World Cup, scoring a tournament-best 10 goals to lead the United States to a historic victory. Akers scored both goals for the USA in their 2-1 win over Norway in the finals, including the game-winner with two minutes left in the 80-minute match. Akers scored five times during a 7-0 quarterfinals win over Chinese Taipei and finished the tournament as the Golden Boot and Silver Ball winner. The former All-American at UCF led the USWNT to a second World Cup title in 1999, defeating China at the Rose Bowl in a historic tournament.

The jacket in this lot is a long-sleeved white zip-up, with blue-red-blue stripes accenting the right chest and shoulder, as well as the lower left back. “USA” is sewn across the back in blue and red tackle twill while an Adidas Equipment patch is sewn on the left sleeve. A red Adidas Equipment logo is embroidered on the left chest. An Adidas tag and a size “L” tag are sewn on the back inside collar, with an “M” handwritten in red marker on the Adidas tag. Akers has signed the back of this jacket in black marker, inscribing “1991 World Cup Champions / Golden Boot Winner / Silver Ball Winner / First Ever Womens WC / China Hosted / USA Beat Norway 2-1 WC Final” in addition to her signature.

The pants in this lot are blue, with three white-red-white stripes located on the lower right leg. An Adidas Equipment logo is embroidered on the left leg. Akers has signed the uppermost white stripe on these pants in black marker, inscribing “1991 WC” and “#10 USA” in addition to her signature. This lot comes with a LOA signed by Michelle Akers. A portion of the proceeds shall benefit the Michelle Akers Horse Rescue and Outreach Inc.

Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,968.00
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Sunday, October 20, 2019.
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