Match worn/issued AC Milan 2008-2009 long-sleeved home shirt by number #16 Mathieu Flamini in the pre-season.
This shirt was worn in (or issued for) a friendly/pre-season match because the Serie A or Champions League logo patch is not present on the right sleeve. Furthermore, the name is not present on the back on friendly/pre-season shirts.
Former French midfielder Mathieu Flamini played for Milan in the period 2008–2013. He started his youth and professional career in Marseille, where he was born and raised, at Olympique. He has almost 100 appearances for AC Milan on his name. He came from Arsenal and moved back in 2013. He ended his football career at Getafe.
Flamini started the 2008-09 season with number 16 and changed it later in the season to number 84. It was his most active season for the club, having played 37 matches in total of which 29 Serie A league matches. In this season Milan finished third in the league.
This shirt has all the characteristic of a match shirt: correct number style and size in plastic; Adidas logo in thin plastic instead of being embroidered on fanshop shirts; Adidas official Hologram is missing in the bottom right of the front (replicas had that); Formotion material model, which was Climacool on commercially available replica shirts.
Comes from an AC Milan youth player who received the shirt in person from Flamini. A signed letter will confirm this.