2000-2001 – “Champions League” home shirt – Radebe 5


The Shirt

Manufacturer: Nike

Sponsor: Strongbow

Season worn: 2000/2002

Competition: Champions League

Player shirt features: Champions League star ball patch, European specification player sized number, player sized lettering

An extremely rare shirt worn by Leeds captain, and legend, Lucas Radebe vs Besiktas at Elland Road in the first group stage of the Champions League. The shirt was obtained from an ex-player’s agent and comes with a sign certificate of authenticity.

Besiktas, Champions League First Group Stage, Tue 27 September 2000

Score: Leeds United 6 Besiktas 0

Scorers: Leeds United: Bowyer (2), Viduka, Matteo, Bakke, Huckerby

Champions League 2000/2001

Progress: Semi Final

The Player

Name: Lucas Radebe

Leeds career: 1994 – 2005

Games: 235

Goals: 3

Signed from: Kaizer Chiefs (£250,000)

Left for: Retired

Radebe is number 13 in the 100 Greatest Leeds Players list.