2000-2001 – “Champions League Semi Final” away shirt – Ferdinand 29


The Shirt

Manufacturer: Nike

Sponsor: Strongbow

Season worn: 2000/2002

Game worn: Valencia (away), Tues 8 May 2001

Competition: Champions League

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

An extremely rare shirt worn in the 2000/2001 Champions League Semi Final 2nd Leg by Leeds’ captain on the night, Rio Ferdinand.

Valencia away Champions League Semi Final 2nd Leg, Tues 8 May 2001

Score: Valencia 3 Leeds United 0

Scorers: Valencia: Sanchez (2), Mendieta

Champions League 2000/2001

Progress: Semi Final

The Player

Name: Rio Ferdinand

Leeds career: 2000 – 2002

Games: 54

Goals: 2

Signed from: West Ham (£18,000,000)

Left for: Manchester United (£30,000,000)

Ferdinand is number 42 in the 100 Greatest Leeds Players list.