Bellmare Hiratsuka home football shirt 1997/98
Player: #10 Wagner Lopes
Comments: Extremely rare matchworn shirt used by Bellmare Hiratsuka during the 1997 season as they finished 8th in J-League and reached the quarter-finals of the Emperor's Cup. Worn by Brazilian-born striker Wagner Lopes who scored 18 goals in 27 appearances during the campaign.
The squad also included Hidetoshi Nakata, Claudio, Yoshihiro Natsuka, Kazuaki Tasaka, Tomoaki Matsukawa and Yasuharu Sorimachi.
Wagner Lopes who moved from Brazil in 1987 and spent his entire career in Japan, representing numerous teams up until retiring in 2002. Lopes obtained Japanese citizenship in 1997 and won 20 caps for Japan.
Official size JASPO-AD F, fits XL. Slight cracking and wear to number and sponsor on reverse.
As with the majority of J-League shirts of the 90s, the details and prints are delicate.