Wednesday, 28 September 2011
In 1951, Palmeiras won the International Copa Rio, known as the first world club championship.
Endorsed by FIFA, eight squads participated in the tournamant, divided into two brackets of four teams apiece: Vasco da Gama (Brazil) Austria Vienna (Austria) Nacional (Uruguay) and Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) playing in Rio; and Palmeiras (Brazil) Juventus (Italy) Red Star (Yugoslavia) and Olympique (France) playing in São Paulo.
Brazilian counterparts Vasco da Gama were beaten in the semi's and in the final Palmeiras defeated Juventus over two matches, 3-2 on aggregate. The blue shirt was worn by their keeper Cattani.
This shirt is available to purchase for £22.99 ref:136
A royal blue 100% cotton T-shirt, in small, medium, large and xl sizes.
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