Mario Kempes Autograph

SKU: 8009886

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Sale price$86.96

Description

IP signed photograph, shows Mario Kempes as footballer (Rosario Central jersey), 8 x 10 inch, obtained In-Person, signed in black felt tip "Kempes - 10", in very fine condition.

Further Information on the person

Profession:
(1954-) Argentine footballer - the focal point of Argentina's 1978 World Cup win where he received the World Cup Golden Boot

Year of Birth: 1954

Biography (AI generated)

Mario Kempes is a former Argentinian professional footballer who gained international fame for his exceptional performances in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. He was born on July 15, 1954, in Bell Ville, Argentina. Kempes developed a passion for the sport from a young age and quickly showed his talent on the field.

At the age of 17, Kempes began his professional career with Instituto de Córdoba. His impressive goal-scoring abilities caught the attention of bigger clubs, leading to his move to Rosario Central in 1973. It was during his time with Rosario Central that he earned his first call-up to the Argentinian national team.

Kempes truly made a name for himself in the 1978 FIFA World Cup held in Argentina. He played a crucial role in leading the national team to their first-ever World Cup victory. His performances were exceptional throughout the tournament, scoring two goals in the final match against the Netherlands, which secured Argentina's victory.

Following his World Cup success, Kempes embarked on an international career, playing for clubs such as Valencia in Spain and River Plate in Argentina. He received numerous individual accolades, including the Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards in the 1978 World Cup.

After retiring from professional football, Kempes pursued a career as a football commentator and analyst. He has been involved in various broadcasting roles, providing expert analysis and insights into the sport.

Mario Kempes's impact on the world of football is undeniable. His skill, dedication, and leadership qualities have cemented his status as one of Argentina's greatest footballers. He will forever be remembered as a crucial figure in the country's first World Cup victory and his contributions to the sport as a whole.

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