Match worn or issued Padova goalkeeper shirt by the number 1 Adriano Bonaiuti in the season 1994-1995.
Adriano Bonaiuti is a former Italian goalkeeper who played in Italy in his entire footballing career. Bonaiuti was active at Padova in the period 1991-1996, where he played over 200 matches. He is currently, as of 2022, a goalkeeper coach at Inter Milan.
It was the first Ennio Dal Bianco was the second goalkeeper in the first half of the 1990s.
After the 1986-87 season Padova got promoted from the Serie C1 (third tier) to the Serie B (second tier). After seven seasons in the Serie B, Padova reached the first Italian division, Serie A, after finishing fourth in the 1993-1994 season. The shirt available here was issued or worn in the first Serie A season of Padova since the season 1961-62.
In this 1994-95 season, Padova finished 14nd in the Serie A and thereby secured another season in the Serie A. Unfortunately they got relegated in 1996.
The shirt has all the characteristics of a match shirt: correct player size number; number and sponsor are present within the material; first team player size XL; the white label in the neck (commercially available fanshop shirts had a grayish one), and the fully embroidered Lotto logo.
The specific match is unfortunately unknown. Photos are also not available of the goalkeeper wearing this shirt. However, video evidence shows that Bonaiuti wore at least 4 different shirt designs in this season. It looks like this specific shirt was worn during the away match against Torino on 18-09-1994. It was part of a Padova match worn shirt collection from someone close to the club/team.
Condition: Very good