Epic match worn Netherlands/Holland home shirt by number #14 John van ‘t Schip in the Round of 16 (second round) match of the 1990 World Cup against West-Germany.
On 24 June 1990, West-Germany won this match with 2-1. Almost 75000 people were present in stadium San Siro, Milan. Goals were scored by Germans Jürgen Klinsmann (’51) and Andreas Brehme (’85) and Dutchman Ronald Koeman (’89). Referee Juan Carlos Loustau gave both Rudi Völler and Frank Rijkaard a red card in minute ’22 after foul play. Rijkaard spat in Völler’s hair two times and should have been the only one sent off the pitch. Former winger John van ‘t Schip played the full 90 minutes of this game. West-Germany was led by legend Franz Beckenbauer, while Leo Beenhakker was the national coach of the Netherlands.
Van ‘t Schip was at Ajax in the period 1981-1992 and ended his career in Genoa where he played between 1992 and 1996. After his active football career, he was a youth and assistant coach at Ajax and head coach at FC Twente. Johnny van ‘t Schip was appointed assistant coach of the Dutch national team on 2 August 2004. His contract ran until the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship (UEFA Euro 2008) in Austria and Switzerland.
This shirt was never commercially available with the number on the back that is present within the material of the shirt. A signed letter confirms its authenticity and origin.
Condition: Good, some tiny holes next to the collar (photo 5), sleeve (photo 6) and bottom right (photo 7)
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